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

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La Isla Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Atacama, Chile)

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La Isla Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.4 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 01:27 Local time

Monday 30
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 12 12 12 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 10
SW 10
SW 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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La Isla in Atacama is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips, rocks,jetty.

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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 N

Air temperature
22.5 °C

Current weather near La Isla

Overall La Isla Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Isla:

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Closest break El Brazo 0 mi
Second closest break El Tojo Viejo 0 mi
Third closest break Los Gringos 0 mi
Fourth closest break El Buey 1 mi
Fifth closest break El Puerto 1 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Isla:

Closest wave buoy Brazil Buoy 1560 mi
Second closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 2449 mi
Third closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 2469 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 2543 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy West Atlantic Buoy 2555 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Isla:

Closest tide station Arica 1 mi
Second closest tide station Ilo 86 mi
Third closest tide station Pacocha 90 mi
Fourth closest tide station Iquique 121 mi
Fifth closest tide station Punta de Bombon 132 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to La Isla:

Closest ski area Chacaltaya (Bolivia) 199 mi
Second closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 810 mi
Third closest ski area Ski Arpa (Chile) 980 mi
Fourth closest ski area Los Penitentes (Argentina) 989 mi
Fifth closest ski area Los Puquios (Argentina) 992 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Isla:

Closest city location Arica (Chile) 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 Iquique (Chile) 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.
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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.


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