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Matanzas ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.6

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Matanzas Spot ID

Matanzas photo


Photo credit: valery salgado

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.5 °C

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Thursday, 17 October 2019, 18:01 Local time
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 30
SSW 25
S 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Matanzas in Santiago is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a left hand reef break. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks and rips.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For La Boquilla, 5 km from Matanzas.

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Matanzas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SantoDomingo, 43 km from Matanzas.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
- °C

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Overall Matanzas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Matanzas is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 120 km (75 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Matanzas is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 122 km (76 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Matanzas, Santiago. Use the tab navigation above to view Matanzas sea temperature, Matanzas photographs, Matanzas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Matanzas webcams, current wind from Santiago live weather stations and Matanzas tide predictions. The Chile swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Chile and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Chile wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Matanzas.