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Caleta Loa 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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Caleta Loa Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Monday, 21 October 2019, 17:16 Local time
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 13 13 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SW 0
Wind State cross-
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Caleta Loa in Tarapaca is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Caleta Loa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP5042, 42 km from Caleta Loa.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
20.0 °C

Current weather near Caleta Loa

Overall Caleta Loa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Caleta Loa: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Caleta Loa: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Tide stations nearest to Caleta Loa:

  • Closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    97 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    141 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    218 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    262 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Caleta Loa:

  • Closest city location
    86 mi
  • Second closest city location
    98 mi
  • Third closest city location
    139 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    260 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Tacna (Peru)
    294 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Caleta Loa is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 134 km (83 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Caleta Loa is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 141 km (88 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Diego Aracena International (Iquique) Airport (IQQ), also in Chile, 191 km (119 miles) away.
Caleta Loa break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Caleta Loa, Tarapaca. Use the tab navigation above to view Caleta Loa sea temperature, Caleta Loa photographs, Caleta Loa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Caleta Loa webcams, current wind from Tarapaca live weather stations and Caleta Loa tide predictions. The Chile swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Chile 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 Chile 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 Caleta Loa.