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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 Forecast / Antofagasta / Chile

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 2 am Thursday 25 Feb 2021 CLT
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Huascar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Huascar sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 21.6 max: 22.9 min: 20.8 °C)
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Huascar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Huascar sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 21.6 max: 22.9 min: 20.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Antofagasta

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Huascar (light winds from the NNE at Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno International Airport 42 km from Huascar). 0.7m 15 s period swell from NW

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42 km away, 2 h 31 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NNE
18.6
21.3
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Huascar this week:

The surf forecast for Huascar over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 12PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.7m and 15s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Huascar in the next 7 days are 1.6m 15s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 3AM. Winds are predicted to be glassy at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.7m 11s period and expected on Thursday (Feb 25) at 12PM.

Wave TypeTime (CLT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)12PM (Thu 25th Feb)2.5ft (0.7m) 15s
Best Surf 9PM (Tue 2nd Mar)5ft (1.5m) 16s
Most Powerful 3AM (Wed 3rd Mar)5ft (1.6m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Huascar over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
32000000000201333543333
T chile.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
0.5
SW
1.2
SSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.9
SW
1.3
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
SW
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2172140000000001450196263476865113510921033778659712
0
NNE
15
SW
0
SW
5
ENE
10
SW
10
SW
15
SSW
20
SW
10
SSW
10
SW
20
SW
5
WSW
0
S
10
SW
5
W
0
SSE
15
SW
5
WSW
5
SW
15
SW
5
SW
10
SSW
10
SSW
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crosscrosscrosscrosscross
9:34AM
0.72
9:42PM
1.20
10:10AM
0.78
10:18PM
1.25
10:46AM
0.85
10:56PM
1.27
11:24AM
0.91
11:34PM
1.25
12:03PM
0.97
12:14AM
1.19
12:46PM
1.02
12:57AM
1.09
1:33PM
1.05
1:45AM
0.96
3:03PM
0.18
4:25AM
0.08
3:44PM
0.12
4:57AM
0.03
4:26PM
0.08
5:30AM
-0.00
5:10PM
0.05
6:03AM
-0.02
5:56PM
0.05
6:39AM
-0.01
6:46PM
0.08
7:16AM
0.03
7:42PM
0.14
7:57AM
0.09

Note: the tide data above is for Nuluhaga which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Huascar.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Huascar blow from the ESE

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
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7:35--7:35--7:35--7:35--7:37--7:37--7:37--7:37-
-8:14--8:13--8:12--8:10--8:09--8:08--8:07--8:07

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Fri morning, min 18°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Mon night, min 18°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Huascar Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Huascar provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Huascar can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Huascar surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Huascar) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Huascar may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Antofagasta? If you are looking for accommodation near Huascar, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Antofagasta, consider staying in Antofagasta which is 20 km (12 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Mejillones which is 78 km (48 miles) away