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Playa Blanca - Lota Surf Guide

Playa Blanca - Lota in Concepcion is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Playa Blanca - Lota Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Blanca - Lota:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Blanca - Lota occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Playa Blanca - Lota (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Playa Blanca - Lota 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 89% of the time in January while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
89%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Playa Blanca - Lota Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 26 September 2020, 07:58 Local Time
Saturday 26
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) -
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
ESE 5
W 15
W
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off
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off

Swell History at Playa Blanca - Lota

Surf stats for Playa Blanca - Lota, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Playa Blanca - Lota

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

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