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Huayquique ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Huayquique Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Friday, 23 August 2019, 15:44 Local time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
Wind State cross-
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Huayquique in Tarapaca is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks favour rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Iquique, Chile, 3 km from Huayquique.

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Huayquique Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Iquique/Diego Aracena Airport, 31 km from Huayquique.

light winds from the NW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Huayquique

Overall Huayquique Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Tide stations nearest to Huayquique:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    123 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    128 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    193 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    199 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Huayquique:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    121 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Tacna (Peru)
    155 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    173 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ilo (Peru)
    193 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Huayquique is Diego Aracena International (Iquique) Airport (IQQ) in Chile, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Huayquique is Chacalluta (Arica) Airport (ARI), also in Chile, 211 km (131 miles) away.
Huayquique break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Huayquique, Tarapaca. Use the tab navigation above to view Huayquique sea temperature, Huayquique photographs, Huayquique detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Huayquique webcams, current wind from Tarapaca live weather stations and Huayquique 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 Huayquique.