La Portada Spot ID
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C
La Portada in Antofagasta is an exposed point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Light onshore winds ruin the qulaity Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks and urchins.
Overall La Portada Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
This image shows the range of swells directed at La Portada through an average May. It ... (show all text)
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- 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.
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.