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La Punta Uno ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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La Punta Uno Spot ID

The most constant wave in the world, La Punta Uno photo

La Punta Uno

Photo credit: Martín Iribarne

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Monday, 19 August 2019, 11:20 Local time
Monday 19
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
SW 10
SW 5
Wind State on on cross-

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La Punta Uno in Tarapaca is an exposed reef break that is often working. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rocks and urchins.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Iquique, Chile, 2 km from La Punta Uno.

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La Punta Uno Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP3810, 6 km from La Punta Uno.


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Air temperature
17.0 °C

Current weather near La Punta Uno

Overall La Punta Uno Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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La Punta Uno Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to La Punta Uno:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    122 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    129 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    192 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    198 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to La Punta Uno:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    120 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Tacna (Peru)
    154 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    173 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ilo (Peru)
    192 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to La Punta Uno is Diego Aracena International (Iquique) Airport (IQQ) in Chile, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Punta Uno is Chacalluta (Arica) Airport (ARI), also in Chile, 210 km (130 miles) away.
La Punta Uno break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Punta Uno, Tarapaca. Use the tab navigation above to view La Punta Uno sea temperature, La Punta Uno photographs, La Punta Uno detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Punta Uno webcams, current wind from Tarapaca live weather stations and La Punta Uno 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 Punta Uno.