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La Puntilla ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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La Puntilla Surf Forecast / Atacama / Chile

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 2 am Friday 23 Apr 2021 CLT
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La Puntilla surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's La Puntilla sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 23 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 21.2 max: 22.8 min: 20.1 °C)
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La Puntilla surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's La Puntilla sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 23 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 21.2 max: 22.8 min: 20.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Atacama

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at La Puntilla (light winds from the SE at Arica Chacalluta International Airport 13 km from La Puntilla).

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How big are the waves at La Puntilla today?

The current surf forecast for La Puntilla at 5AM is: 2.2m 14s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.2m 20s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am April 23). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 5.

Time (CLT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (23 Apr)7ft (2.1m)13s
Afternoon (23 Apr)6.5ft (2.0m)13s
Evening (23 Apr)5.5ft (1.7m)13s

Table - waves today at La Puntilla. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
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T chile.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T chile.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T chile.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
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2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SW
0.9
SSW
0.6
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
1.2
SW
1.5
SW
1.7
SW
1.8
SW
2
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
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W
5
SSE
5
SW
0
ESE
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SSW
5
SSW
0
SW
5
SSE
5
ESE
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SW
5
SW
5
E
5
SSW
0
SE
5
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SSW
0
SSW
5
SSW
5
SW
0
E
5
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SSW
5
SSW
0
SW
0
SW
5
SW
5
WSW
15
WSW
10
SW
5
SW
5
WSW
5
SW
5
SW
5
S
5
SW
10
SW
5
SW
5
SSW
5
SW
0
SSE
5
SSW
5
S
5
SW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SW
5
SW
0
SSW
5
SW
5
SSW
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7:26AM
0.84
7:19PM
1.11
8:09AM
0.95
8:07PM
1.13
8:49AM
1.06
8:54PM
1.13
9:30AM
1.18
9:39PM
1.11
10:12AM
1.28
10:25PM
1.06
10:55AM
1.35
11:12PM
0.99
11:41AM
1.38
12:02AM
0.90
1:22AM
0.29
12:56PM
0.41
2:00AM
0.23
1:55PM
0.33
2:36AM
0.17
2:48PM
0.26
3:11AM
0.13
3:40PM
0.20
3:47AM
0.10
4:32PM
0.16
4:25AM
0.10
5:24PM
0.14
5:04AM
0.12
6:19PM
0.15
5:45AM
0.16

Note: the tide data above is for Arica, Chile which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for La Puntilla.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at La Puntilla blow from the SE

Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
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