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La Boquilla ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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La Boquilla Surf Guide

La Boquilla in Santiago is an exposed river break that is often working. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river breaks are all lefts. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

La Boquilla Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
12.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Boquilla:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Boquilla occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Boquilla with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in May while 72% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
72%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Boquilla Location Map

Interactive La Boquilla 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 La Boquilla is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 115 km (71 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to La Boquilla is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 117 km (73 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.
La Boquilla Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 20:04 Local Time
FriSat
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 1.8
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.0
WSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 10
SSW 5
SW 10
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at La Boquilla

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

Wind History at La Boquilla

Wind stats for La Boquilla, 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 La Boquilla. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    Reliability: very consistent
    21km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    28km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    38km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: very consistent
    48km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To La Boquilla: