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Piedra del Lobo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.4

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Piedra del Lobo Surf Guide

Piedra del Lobo in Antofagasta is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include urchins.

Piedra del Lobo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Piedra del Lobo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Piedra del Lobo 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 Piedra del Lobo (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Piedra del Lobo 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 14% of the time in January while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 30% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
30%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Piedra del Lobo Location Map

Interactive Piedra del Lobo 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 Piedra del Lobo is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Piedra del Lobo is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 197 km (122 miles) away.

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Piedra del Lobo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 08:31 Local Time
Thursday 22
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 2.1
SW
2.0
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
S 15
SW 15
SW
Wind State glass cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Piedra del Lobo

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

Wind History at Piedra del Lobo

Wind stats for Piedra del Lobo, 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 Piedra del Lobo. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
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    • Icon  s44.1
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    10km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    14km away

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