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El Chinchorro ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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El Chinchorro Surf Forecast / Atacama / Chile

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 2 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 CLT
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El Chinchorro surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Chinchorro sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.1 max: 22.5 min: 18.3 °C)
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El Chinchorro surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Chinchorro sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.1 max: 22.5 min: 18.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Atacama

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 11 km away suggest it is still onshore at El Chinchorro (light winds from the WSW at Arica/Chacalluta Airport).

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Light
13 km/h
WSW
Onshore
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How big are the waves at El Chinchorro today?

The current surf forecast for El Chinchorro at 7PM is: 1.7m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.6m 21s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 5.

Time (CLT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)5.5ft (1.7m)14s
Afternoon (11 May)5ft (1.6m)14s
Evening (11 May)6ft (1.8m)14s

Table - waves today at El Chinchorro. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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T chile.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
1.5
SW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.7
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
2
SW
2.2
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.4
SW
2.2
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.2
SW
2.3
SW
1.8
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
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5
W
10
WSW
5
WSW
5
WSW
5
SW
5
NNE
5
WSW
5
SW
5
SW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SW
5
WNW
5
E
10
SW
5
S
10
SW
10
WSW
5
WSW
0
NW
0
SW
5
SW
0
SSW
0
SSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
SW
0
NW
5
WNW
5
SSW
0
SSW
0
W
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
SW
0
SW
5
SSW
0
NNE
0
S
5
W
5
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
0
WSW
0
SSW
5
SE
0
SSW
5
SW
5
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
0
WSW
0
NW
0
ENE
5
SSE
0
SE
5
WSW
10
WSW
5
SW
5
SSW
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10:16AM
1.18
10:20PM
0.87
10:47AM
1.20
10:54PM
0.82
11:19AM
1.20
11:29PM
0.77
11:51AM
1.19
12:05AM
0.73
12:25PM
1.17
12:45AM
0.69
1:03PM
1.14
1:33AM
0.65
1:46PM
1.11
2:32AM
0.63
2:35PM
1.08
4:43PM
0.29
4:09AM
0.23
5:22PM
0.29
4:35AM
0.26
6:00PM
0.30
5:03AM
0.28
6:41PM
0.32
5:31AM
0.32
7:24PM
0.34
6:01AM
0.36
8:12PM
0.35
6:37AM
0.40
9:05PM
0.36
7:23AM
0.44

Note: the tide data above is for Arica, Chile which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Chinchorro.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at El Chinchorro blow from the ENE

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
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clear
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