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El Faro ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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El Faro Surf Forecast / Tarapaca / Chile

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 2 pm Monday 10 May 2021 CLT
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El Faro surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Faro sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 22.2 min: 17.9 °C)
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El Faro surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Faro sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 22.2 min: 17.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Tarapaca

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at El Faro (fresh winds from the SSW at Iquique/Diego Aracena Airport 31 km from El Faro).

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31 km away, 1 h 12 min ago

Moderate
30 km/h
SSW
20.0
16.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at El Faro today?

The current surf forecast for El Faro at 5PM is: 1.7m 15s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.6m 16s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction, 0.8m 7s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 10). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (CLT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (10 May)6ft (1.8m)16s
Afternoon (10 May)6ft (1.8m)16s
Evening (10 May)5ft (1.6m)15s

Table - waves today at El Faro. (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
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM
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T chile.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
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SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1
SW
1
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
WSW
1.2
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
2
SW
2
SW
2
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
2
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
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10
SW
15
SW
15
SSW
5
SSW
10
SSW
5
S
5
WSW
5
SSW
10
SW
5
SW
0
WNW
0
ENE
5
NE
5
NNE
10
NE
5
ENE
5
WSW
5
SE
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
WSW
5
ESE
5
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
5
SW
5
SSW
5
S
10
SSW
5
S
10
SW
10
SW
5
SW
0
NE
5
NNE
5
SSW
5
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SSW
0
SW
0
WSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SW
5
SW
5
SW
5
SW
0
N
5
W
0
S
5
SSE
10
SSW
5
SW
5
SW
5
SW
5
WSW
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
onglassglassglassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offglassglasscrosscross-
on
oncross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
ononglassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglass
9:50AM
1.30
9:53PM
1.10
10:22AM
1.34
10:29PM
1.05
10:53AM
1.36
11:04PM
0.99
11:25AM
1.36
11:40PM
0.94
11:58AM
1.35
12:18AM
0.89
12:34PM
1.33
1:00AM
0.85
1:12PM
1.30
1:51AM
0.81
1:57PM
1.26
4:10PM
0.44
3:53AM
0.37
4:50PM
0.43
4:20AM
0.39
5:29PM
0.43
4:47AM
0.42
6:09PM
0.44
5:14AM
0.46
6:51PM
0.46
5:42AM
0.50
7:37PM
0.48
6:13AM
0.54
8:27PM
0.50
6:49AM
0.58

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

Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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