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Punta Arenas ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Punta Arenas Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.2 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 09:41 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 25
NNW 25
N 25
Wind State off cross-

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Punta Arenas in Baja Sur is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Rarely crowded here. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, locals and pollution.

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21 °C

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Overall Punta Arenas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Punta Arenas is Los Cabos International (San Jose Del Cabo) Airport (SJD) in Mexico, which is 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Punta Arenas is General Manuel Marquez De Leon International (La Paz) Airport (LAP), also in Mexico, 107 km (66 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Arenas, Baja Sur. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Arenas sea temperature, Punta Arenas photographs, Punta Arenas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Arenas webcams, current wind from Baja Sur live weather stations and Punta Arenas tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico 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 Mexico 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 Punta Arenas.