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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 Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Friday, 31 July 2015, 03:25 Local time
Friday 31
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Wave (m) 1.1
SW
0.9
WSW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 12 12 17 17
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 20
SSW 10
S 10
S
Wind State cross cross-
on
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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.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cordeles, 1 km from La Portada.

IS AT (local time)

La Portada Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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

light winds from the SE

km/h
Air temperature
13.5 °C

Current weather near La Portada

Overall La Portada Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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La Portada Location Maps

La Portada Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Portada:

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Wave buoys nearest to La Portada:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.
La Portada break location map and break info

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.