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Huayquique ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Huayquique Surf Guide

Huayquique in Tarapaca is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks favour rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Huayquique Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Huayquique:

The best conditions reported for surf at Huayquique occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Huayquique 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 17% of the time in January while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
59%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
24%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Huayquique Location Map

Interactive Huayquique 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 Huayquique is Diego Aracena International (Iquique) Airport (IQQ) in Chile, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Huayquique is Chacalluta (Arica) Airport (ARI), also in Chile, 211 km (131 miles) away.

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Huayquique Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 08:26 Local Time
Saturday 06
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.0
SSW
1.0
SSW
1.0
SSW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 11 11 11 15
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
SSW 15
SW 10
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Huayquique

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

Wind History at Huayquique

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

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