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Chacopata ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Chacopata Surf Guide

Chacopata in Sucre is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. A choice of left and right reefs. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks and sharks.

Chacopata Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
23.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chacopata:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Chacopata with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in September while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 49% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
49%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Chacopata 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 closest passenger airport to Chacopata is Del Caribe International Gen Santago Marino (Porlamar) Airport (PMV) in Venezuela, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Chacopata is Antonio Jose De Sucre (Cumana) Airport (CUM), also in Venezuela, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Chacopata Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 02:28 Local Time
Monday 19
4:30AM7:30AM10:30AM1:30PM
Wave (m) 0.1
N
0.3
E
0.4
NE
0.6
NE
Period (s) 11 2 3 3
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
E 35
ENE 40
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
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Swell History at Chacopata

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

Wind History at Chacopata

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

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