La Puntilla Spot ID
Photo credit: Jose Frank Pena
Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C
La Puntilla in Antofagasta is an exposed point break that has consistent 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 best swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left breaking point here. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.
For Antofagasta, Chile, 6 km from La Puntilla.
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At Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno International Airport, 30 km from La Puntilla.
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Overall La Puntilla Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October
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Use this relief map to navigate to Antofagasta surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of La Puntilla
Tide stations nearest to La Puntilla:
- Closest tide stationAntofagasta4 mi
- Second closest tide stationTocopilla112 mi
- Third closest tide stationTaltal117 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationCaldera234 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationIquique242 mi
Ski Resorts closest to La Puntilla:
- Closest ski areaChacaltaya (Bolivia)520 mi
- Second closest ski areaSki Arpa (Chile)619 mi
- Third closest ski areaLos Penitentes (Argentina)629 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaLos Puquios (Argentina)631 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaPortillo (Chile)631 mi
Town and city forecasts close to La Puntilla:
- Closest city locationAntofagasta (Chile)4 mi
- Second closest city locationCalama (Chile)128 mi
- Third closest city locationIquique (Chile)239 mi
- Fourth closest city locationCopiapo (Chile)254 mi
- Fifth closest city locationSalta (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.
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.