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Cordeles ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Cordeles Surf Guide

Cordeles in Antofagasta is an exposed beach break that is often working. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Cordeles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
18.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cordeles:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cordeles with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in June while 82% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
82%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cordeles Location Map

Interactive Cordeles 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 Cordeles is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cordeles is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 192 km (119 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Cordeles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 22:43 Local Time
Thursday 22
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.0
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
SSW 5
SSW 5
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
on glass cross-
on

Swell History at Cordeles

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

Wind History at Cordeles

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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