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

Overall: 3.3

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La Isla Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 15:47 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 16 19 19 18
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
WSW 10
WSW 10
Wind State cross-

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La Isla in Atacama is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rips, rocks,jetty.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arica, Chile, 1 km from La Isla.

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La Isla Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arica Chacalluta International Airport, 14 km from La Isla.

light winds from the SW

no report
Air temperature
16.3 °C

Current weather near La Isla

Overall La Isla Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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La Isla Location Maps

La Isla Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to La Isla:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    86 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    90 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    121 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    132 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to La Isla:

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Town and city forecasts close to La Isla:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Tacna (Peru)
    34 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Ilo (Peru)
    86 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Moquegua (Peru)
    97 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    123 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to La Isla is Chacalluta (Arica) Airport (ARI) in Chile, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Isla is Coronel Fap Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa (Tacna) Airport (TCQ) in Peru, 48 km (30 miles) away.
La Isla break location map and break info

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