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Cachagua Surf Guide

Cachagua in Santiago is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks.

Cachagua Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cachagua:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cachagua occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cachagua with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in May while 61% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
61%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cachagua Location Map

Interactive Cachagua 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 Cachagua is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 107 km (66 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cachagua is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 121 km (75 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Cachagua Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 03:11 Local Time
Wednesday 21
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 2.5
WNW
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.4
W
Period (s) 12 13 12 11
Wind (km/h) 30
N 20
NNE 20
N 15
N
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Cachagua

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

Wind History at Cachagua

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

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