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Renaca ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.3

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Renaca break guidePhoto by: ViveSurf Chile Fotos

Renaca Surf Guide

Renaca in Santiago is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

Renaca Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Renaca:

The best conditions reported for surf at Renaca occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Renaca with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in July while 74% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
74%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Renaca Location Map

Interactive Renaca 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 Renaca is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 89 km (55 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Renaca is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 102 km (63 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Renaca Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 09:12 Local Time
Saturday 06
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 0
S 5
NE 15
WNW 15
W
Wind State glass glass cross-
on
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on

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Swell History at Renaca

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Wind History at Renaca

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: very consistent
    11km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away

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