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

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La Portada Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Antofagasta, Chile)


La Portada Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.7 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 21:31 Local time

Fri Sat
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
SSW 15
SSW 10
Wind State on cross-

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La Portada in Antofagasta is an exposed point break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks and urchins.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cordeles, 1 km from La Portada.

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Live Weather:

At Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno International Airport, 7 km from La Portada.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
21.8 °C

Current weather near La Portada

Overall La Portada Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Portada:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Cordeles 1 mi
Second closest break Budeo 7 mi
Third closest break Piedra del Lobo 9 mi
Fourth closest break Andromeda 9 mi
Fifth closest break Penarol 11 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Portada:

Closest wave buoy Brazil Buoy 1374 mi
Second closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 2789 mi
Third closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 2790 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy West Atlantic Buoy 2865 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 2871 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Portada:

Closest tide station Antofagasta 11 mi
Second closest tide station Tocopilla 99 mi
Third closest tide station Taltal 132 mi
Fourth closest tide station Iquique 227 mi
Fifth closest tide station Caldera 248 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to La Portada:

Closest ski area Chacaltaya (Bolivia) 506 mi
Second closest ski area Ski Arpa (Chile) 633 mi
Third closest ski area Los Penitentes (Argentina) 643 mi
Fourth closest ski area Los Puquios (Argentina) 646 mi
Fifth closest ski area Portillo (Chile) 646 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Portada:

Closest city location Antofagasta (Chile) 12 mi
Second closest city location Calama (Chile) 119 mi
Third closest city location Iquique (Chile) 225 mi
Fourth closest city location Copiapo (Chile) 268 mi
Fifth closest city location Villazon (Bolivia) 323 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to La Portada is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Portada is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 192 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Portada, Antofagasta. Use the tab navigation above to view La Portada sea temperature, La Portada photographs, La Portada detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Portada webcams, current wind from Antofagasta live weather stations and La Portada 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 Portada.


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