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Punta Choros Surf Guide

Punta Choros in Antofagasta is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Punta Choros Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Choros:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Choros occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Punta Choros (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Punta Choros with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in May while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
36%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Punta Choros Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 02:40 Local Time
Tuesday 18
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 2.3
SW
3.0
SW
3.0
SW
3.0
SW
Period (s) 19 19 19 18
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
N 10
NNW 10
N
Wind State glass glass cross-
on
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Swell History at Punta Choros

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

Wind History at Punta Choros

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

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