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Maitencillo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.1
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.5

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Maitencillo Spot ID

Buenos dias maitencillo photo


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Izquierda, Maitencillo photo


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Ropienod (2 Estrellas - Surf - Fore Cast), Maitencillo photo


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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Saturday, 24 August 2019, 01:37 Local time
Saturday 24
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 18 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
Wind State glass glass cross-

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Maitencillo in Santiago is an exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river breaks peel to the left. Sometimes crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For El Claron, 5 km from Maitencillo.

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Maitencillo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vina Del Mar, 28 km from Maitencillo.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Maitencillo

Overall Maitencillo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Maitencillo is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 100 km (62 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Maitencillo is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 114 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Maitencillo, Santiago. Use the tab navigation above to view Maitencillo sea temperature, Maitencillo photographs, Maitencillo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Maitencillo webcams, current wind from Santiago live weather stations and Maitencillo 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 Maitencillo.