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El Claron ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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El Claron Surf Guide

El Claron in Santiago is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest.The break here is a left hand point. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

El Claron Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Claron:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Claron 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 36% of the time in May while 63% 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
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
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 El Claron Location Map

Interactive El Claron 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 El Claron is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 101 km (63 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to El Claron is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 115 km (71 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.
El Claron Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 13:31 Local Time
Tuesday 18
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.0
SW
3.0
SW
Period (s) 17 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
N 20
N 15
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross-
on

Swell History at El Claron

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

Wind History at El Claron

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

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    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: consistent
    15km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    22km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To El Claron: