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Hornitos ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Hornitos Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Friday, 23 August 2019, 14:26 Local time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
Wind State cross-
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Hornitos in Antofagasta is a quite exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Antofagasta Airport/Cerro Moreno, 52 km from Hornitos.

light winds from the N.(Wind varies from 300 to 020 degs)

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Hornitos

Overall Hornitos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Hornitos:

  • Closest city location
    50 mi
  • Second closest city location
    94 mi
  • Third closest city location
    188 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    305 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Villazon (Bolivia)
    306 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Hornitos is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Hornitos is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 153 km (95 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hornitos, Antofagasta. Use the tab navigation above to view Hornitos sea temperature, Hornitos photographs, Hornitos detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hornitos webcams, current wind from Antofagasta live weather stations and Hornitos tide predictions. The Chile swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Chile and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Chile wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Hornitos.