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Barrancon surf Forecast / Tarapaca / Chile

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Tuesday 16 Apr 2024 -04
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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 18.0°C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 20.1 °C max: 21.4 °C min: 18.5 °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 18.0°C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 20.1 °C max: 21.4 °C min: 18.5 °C)


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 Tuesday (Apr 16) at 2PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.8m and 14s period with a secondary swell of 1.0m and 7s. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Barrancon in the next 12 days are 2.5m 16s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (Apr 20) at 8PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (-04) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2PM (Tue 16th Apr)2.5ft (0.8m) 14s
Best Surf11PM (Sat 20th Apr)8ft (2.5m) 16s
Most Powerful 8PM (Sat 20th Apr)8ft (2.5m) 16s

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

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Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
SSW
0.6
SW
0.5
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SW
2.1
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.2
SW
1.9
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
1
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period(s) (?)14142120191816161514141518171615141413131212121110181616151515151414--
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)140167224664637150116311551147264756169326903377351527362004142899681660747245640330536637149645348962451624634700
Wind
(km/h)
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
S
5
SW
5
WSW
5
NNE
5
WNW
0
WSW
5
NNE
5
NW
5
SW
5
ENE
5
W
5
SSW
0
WNW
10
SW
10
SSW
5
S
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
ENE
10
SSW
10
SSW
0
E
10
SW
10
SSW
5
NE
5
SW
5
SSW
5
N
5
SW
5
SSW
0
E
10
SW
10
SSW
5
SE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
crossglasscrossglassglassglassglasscross-
off
offglassglassglasscrossglasscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrossglasscrosscross-
on
glasscross-
off
crossglassglasscrosscross-
off
glassglassglasscrosscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
4:15PM
0.94
5:43AM
0.61
5:21PM
0.94
6:34AM
0.68
6:14PM
0.95
7:12AM
0.75
6:56PM
0.95
7:43AM
0.83
7:33PM
0.95
8:12AM
0.91
8:08PM
0.93
8:40AM
0.98
8:42PM
0.90
9:09AM
1.04
9:16PM
0.85
9:40AM
1.07
9:51PM
0.79
10:11AM
1.09
10:26PM
0.73
10:46AM
1.09
11:03PM
0.66
11:24AM
1.07
11:45PM
0.60
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:20AM
0.37
11:38PM
0.19
10:48AM
0.37
12:26AM
0.16
11:54AM
0.33
1:02AM
0.14
12:46PM
0.29
1:31AM
0.12
1:29PM
0.25
1:57AM
0.11
2:10PM
0.21
2:22AM
0.10
2:48PM
0.18
2:47AM
0.10
3:26PM
0.15
3:12AM
0.11
4:05PM
0.15
3:38AM
0.13
4:45PM
0.15
4:05AM
0.16
5:28PM
0.18
4:33AM
0.19
6:16PM
0.21
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunrise6:52--6:52--6:54--6:54--6:54--6:54--6:54--6:56--6:56--6:56--6:56--6:56--
Sunset-6:25--6:24--6:23--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:21--6:20--6:20--6:19--6:17--6:17-
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C232321232322242322232321232320222221232321232321232421232321242322232321
Feels °C (?)232321242424252423232522242420222321222321232322232522242423252423232421

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Thu morning, min 21°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Fri morning, min 20°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Wed afternoon, min 20°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Fri morning, min 21°C on Thu 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.

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