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Barrancon Surf Forecast / Tarapaca / Chile

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 8 am Thursday 11 Aug 2022 CLT
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Barrancon surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Barrancon sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 11 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 16.1 max: 18.7 min: 15.4 °C)
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Barrancon surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Barrancon sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 11 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 16.1 max: 18.7 min: 15.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Tarapaca

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Barrancon (light winds from the NNW at Iquique/Diego Aracena Airport 145 km from Barrancon).

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Barrancon this week:

The surf forecast for Barrancon over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Aug 11) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.2m and 16s period with a secondary swell of 0.7m and 8s. The wind is predicted to be glassy as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Barrancon in the next 12 days are 4.0m 18s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Aug 16) at 5AM. Winds are predicted to be glassy at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (CLT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Thu 11th Aug)4ft (1.2m) 16s
Best Surf 5PM (Mon 15th Aug)10ft (3.0m) 16s
Most Powerful 5AM (Tue 16th Aug)13ft (4.0m) 18s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Barrancon over the next 12 days.

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Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T chile.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.2
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
2.1
SW
2.2
SW
2.3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
1.9
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.1
SW
1.9
SW
1.7
SW
1.4
SW
1.2
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.6
SW
Period(s) (?)161615141413161616171616151617171716161514141313131313131313131716151419
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)76510049497917156532214246527093377317725452140341248348845750854694461344125771368220023102241245918111457114710276398741964159714261896
Wind
(km/h)
5
SE
10
SW
0
S
10
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
10
SSW
10
SW
0
NE
0
SSW
15
SW
5
SSW
5
S
10
SW
5
S
5
SSW
5
WSW
0
SE
0
SW
15
SW
10
S
5
SSW
5
SW
5
NNE
0
NNW
5
WNW
0
S
5
S
10
SW
0
S
5
SSW
10
SW
5
S
10
SSW
10
SW
0
SSE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
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on
cross-
on
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on
crossglassglasscross-
off
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on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
9:33AM
1.32
10:04PM
0.75
10:21AM
1.36
10:52PM
0.80
11:07AM
1.35
11:39PM
0.85
11:51AM
1.29
12:26AM
0.89
12:35PM
1.18
1:14AM
0.92
1:19PM
1.05
2:03AM
0.92
2:04PM
0.91
2:56AM
0.92
2:55PM
0.77
3:55AM
0.91
3:57PM
0.65
5:02AM
0.90
5:19PM
0.58
6:11AM
0.92
6:46PM
0.57
7:13AM
0.95
7:51PM
0.59
Low Tide
/ height (m)
4:24PM
0.00
3:38AM
0.03
5:07PM
-0.04
4:29AM
0.01
5:48PM
-0.06
5:20AM
0.02
6:28PM
-0.05
6:12AM
0.07
7:08PM
-0.01
7:05AM
0.14
7:46PM
0.05
8:03AM
0.22
8:26PM
0.12
9:09AM
0.29
9:08PM
0.19
10:28AM
0.34
9:57PM
0.26
11:59AM
0.35
10:59PM
0.30
1:21PM
0.31
12:07AM
0.31
2:20PM
0.27
1:09AM
0.29

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Barrancon blow from the NW

Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C181817181816181815181716181917181816181717191916181816191816181816181816
Low °C161716171816171715161616161816161715161717171816161716171816161715161615
Feels °C (?)171617171615171715171514171816181715171416191916171715181615171714161615
Sunrise8:07--8:06--8:04--8:04--8:03--8:03--8:02--8:02--8:00--8:00--7:58--7:58--
Sunset-7:23--7:23--7:24--7:24--7:24--7:25--7:25--7:25--7:27--7:27--7:27--7:28-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Thu morning, min 15°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Mon afternoon, min 15°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Thu morning, min 16°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Sat morning, min 15°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Barrancon Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Barrancon provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Barrancon can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Barrancon surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Barrancon) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Barrancon may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Tarapaca? If you are looking for accommodation near Barrancon, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Tarapaca, consider staying in Tocopilla which is 29 km (18 miles) away.