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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 Spot ID

La Puntilla Tankline photo

La Puntilla

Photo credit: Jose Frank Pena

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C

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Sunday, 24 May 2015, 23:28 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
S 10
S 10
S 10
SSW
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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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.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Antofagasta, Chile, 6 km from La Puntilla.

IS AT (local time)

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

km/h
Air temperature
16.4 °C

Current weather near La Puntilla

Overall La Puntilla Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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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:

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Wave buoys nearest to La Puntilla:

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.