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

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La Puntilla Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Antofagasta, Chile)

La Puntilla Tankline photo

Photo credit: Jose Frank Pena

La Puntilla Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.9 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2015, 23:19 Local time

Sun Mon
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 12 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 5
SW 5
S 10
Wind State cross cross cross-

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La Puntilla in Antofagasta is an exposed point break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Antofagasta, Chile, 6 km from La Puntilla.

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La Puntilla Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno International Airport, 30 km from La Puntilla.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
19.9 °C

Current weather near La Puntilla

Overall La Puntilla Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Also see La Puntilla surf quality by season and La Puntilla surf quality by month.

La Puntilla Location Maps

La Puntilla Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Puntilla:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Ram5 2 mi
Second closest break Cupula 4 mi
Third closest break Andromeda 6 mi
Fourth closest break Piedra del Lobo 6 mi
Fifth closest break Budeo 8 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Puntilla:

Closest wave buoy Brazil Buoy 1367 mi
Second closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 2802 mi
Third closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 2804 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy West Atlantic Buoy 2878 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 2884 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Puntilla:

Closest tide station Antofagasta 4 mi
Second closest tide station Tocopilla 112 mi
Third closest tide station Taltal 117 mi
Fourth closest tide station Caldera 234 mi
Fifth closest tide station Iquique 242 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to La Puntilla:

Closest ski area Chacaltaya (Bolivia) 520 mi
Second closest ski area Ski Arpa (Chile) 619 mi
Third closest ski area Los Penitentes (Argentina) 629 mi
Fourth closest ski area Los Puquios (Argentina) 631 mi
Fifth closest ski area Portillo (Chile) 631 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Puntilla:

Closest city location Antofagasta (Chile) 4 mi
Second closest city location Calama (Chile) 128 mi
Third closest city location Iquique (Chile) 239 mi
Fourth closest city location Copiapo (Chile) 254 mi
Fifth closest city location Salta (Argentina) 321 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to La Puntilla is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Puntilla is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 206 km (128 miles) away.
La Puntilla break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Puntilla, Antofagasta. Use the tab navigation above to view La Puntilla sea temperature, La Puntilla photographs, La Puntilla detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Puntilla webcams, current wind from Antofagasta live weather stations and La Puntilla 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 Puntilla.


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