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

Overall: 3.5

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Huascar Surf Guide

Huascar in Antofagasta is an exposed point break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest.There is a left breaking point here. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rocks and urchins.

Huascar Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
21.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Huascar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Huascar occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Huascar with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in January while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Huascar Location Map

Interactive Huascar 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 Huascar is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Huascar is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 219 km (136 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.
Huascar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 19:35 Local Time
ThuFri
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.7
NW
-
-
-
-
0.9
SW
Period (s) 14 - - 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 5
S 0
W 5
NE
Wind State cross cross-
off
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Swell History at Huascar

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

Wind History at Huascar

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Huascar. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    10km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    14km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    22km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Huascar: