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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.5 °C

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Saturday, 19 October 2019, 23:50 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
Wind State off glass cross-

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El Toro Viejo in Atacama is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arica, Chile, 1 km from El Toro Viejo.

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El Toro Viejo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arica Chacalluta International Airport, 14 km from El Toro Viejo.


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Air temperature
17.2 °C

Current weather near El Toro Viejo

Overall El Toro Viejo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Surf stats for El Toro Viejo: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for El Toro Viejo: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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El Toro Viejo Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to El Toro Viejo:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    86 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    90 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    121 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    132 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to El Toro Viejo:

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Town and city forecasts close to El Toro Viejo:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Tacna (Peru)
    34 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Ilo (Peru)
    86 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Moquegua (Peru)
    97 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    123 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to El Toro Viejo is Chacalluta (Arica) Airport (ARI) in Chile, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to El Toro Viejo is Coronel Fap Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa (Tacna) Airport (TCQ) in Peru, 48 km (30 miles) away.
El Toro Viejo break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Toro Viejo, Atacama. Use the tab navigation above to view El Toro Viejo sea temperature, El Toro Viejo photographs, El Toro Viejo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Toro Viejo webcams, current wind from Atacama live weather stations and El Toro Viejo tide predictions. The Chile swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Chile and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Chile wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around El Toro Viejo.