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

Overall: 3.3

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Penarol Spot ID

Peñarol, Penarol photo


Photo credit: Izak

Peñarol, Penarol photo


Photo credit: Izak

Peñarol, Penarol photo


Photo credit: Izak

Peñarol, Penarol photo


Photo credit: Izak

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.2 °C

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Saturday, 24 March 2018, 17:02 Local time
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 12 12 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
S 15
S 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Penarol in Antofagasta is a sheltered reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. There is a right breaking reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rocks and urchins.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Isla Santa Maria, 3 km from Penarol.

IS AT (local time)

Penarol Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno International Airport, 16 km from Penarol.

light winds from the SSW

State of sky unchanged
Air temperature
19.8 °C

Current weather near Penarol

Overall Penarol Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Penarol:

  • Closest city location
    21 mi
  • Second closest city location
    126 mi
  • Third closest city location
    224 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    271 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Villazon (Bolivia)
    333 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Penarol is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Penarol is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 204 km (127 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Penarol, Antofagasta. Use the tab navigation above to view Penarol sea temperature, Penarol photographs, Penarol detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Penarol webcams, current wind from Antofagasta live weather stations and Penarol 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 Penarol.