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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at La Isla (light winds from the W at Arica/Chacalluta Airport 14 km from La Isla). no significant swell
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Glassy
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La Isla Surf Forecast / Atacama / Chile

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 8 pm Monday 20 Feb 2017 CLT

La Isla surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's La Isla sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 20 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 23.8 max: 25.3 min: 22.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)------1818171716161817161514131313131512
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)00000012612311315717714025854087516471307864809642613174301
Wind
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10 WSW10
5 SW5
20 WSW20
5 W5
5 SW5
15 SW15
0 NW0
0 W0
15 WSW15
5 NW5
5 NE5
15 SW15
5 W5
5 SSW5
15 SW15
5 WNW5
5 SW5
20 WSW20
5 WNW5
5 SSW5
15 SW15
5 W5
5 WSW5
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

6:19AM
0.75

7:10PM
1.08
7:23AM
0.77

7:57PM
1.13
8:13AM
0.81

8:38PM
1.19
8:56AM
0.86

9:16PM
1.24
9:35AM
0.91

9:52PM
1.27
10:13AM
0.95

10:28PM
1.28
10:50AM
1.00



Low Tide
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1:03AM
0.51

12:08PM
0.42
1:58AM
0.45

1:04PM
0.39
2:41AM
0.40

1:53PM
0.35

3:18AM
0.34
2:37PM
0.31

3:52AM
0.29
3:19PM
0.28

4:25AM
0.25
3:59PM
0.25

4:58AM
0.22
4:39PM
0.23


Note: the tide data above is for Arica, Chile which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for La Isla.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at La Isla blow from the SE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2526272425262526272528292727282627282627272624
Low °C
2323262323262323262426282425272424272424272524
Chill °C (?)
2526272425262526272528292727282627282627272624
Sunrise
-7:37--7:37--7:37--7:37--7:37--7:37--7:39--7:39
Sunset
--8:12--8:10--8:10--8:09--8:08--8:08--8:07--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Fri morning, min 23°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Some drizzle, heaviest during Sat morning. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Fri afternoon, min 24°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the La Isla Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for La Isla provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at La Isla can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our La Isla surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (La Isla) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for La Isla may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

La Isla is 5 km (3 miles) from the city of Arica. If you plan a holiday in Atacama, look for hotels and other accommodation in Arica. Arica has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.