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Budeo Surf Guide

Budeo in Antofagasta is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Often Crowded. Hazards include rocks and urchins.

Budeo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
13.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Budeo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Budeo occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Budeo (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Budeo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in January while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Budeo Location Map

Interactive Budeo surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Budeo is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Budeo is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 195 km (121 miles) away.

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Budeo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 May 2022, 16:17 Local Time
SatSun
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m)
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 13 13 18 18
Wind (km/h)
10
5
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at Budeo

Surf stats for Budeo, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Budeo

Wind stats for Budeo, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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