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Papagayo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Papagayo Spot ID

papagayo Foto: Pablo Solis photo


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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.9 °C

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Friday, 17 August 2018, 21:33 Local time
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
SSW 15
S 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Papagayo in Santiago is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Often Crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For El Claron, 9 km from Papagayo.

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Papagayo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vina Del Mar, 19 km from Papagayo.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Papagayo

Overall Papagayo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Papagayo is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 98 km (61 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Papagayo is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 111 km (69 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Papagayo, Santiago. Use the tab navigation above to view Papagayo sea temperature, Papagayo photographs, Papagayo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Papagayo webcams, current wind from Santiago live weather stations and Papagayo 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 Papagayo.