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Pozo Verde ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Pozo Verde Surf Guide

Pozo Verde in Antofagasta is a fairly exposed point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rocks and urchins.

Pozo Verde Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pozo Verde:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pozo Verde 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 Pozo Verde (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pozo Verde with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in June while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
31%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pozo Verde Location Map

Interactive Pozo Verde 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 Pozo Verde is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 60 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pozo Verde is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 151 km (94 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Pozo Verde Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 01:00 Local Time
Tuesday 18
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.2
SW
1.2
SW
0.9
SW
1.1
SW
Period (s) 15 14 21 20
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
WNW 5
W 5
SSE
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Swell History at Pozo Verde

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

Wind History at Pozo Verde

Wind stats for Pozo Verde, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    65km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    65km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    66km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Pozo Verde: