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Chile - North Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
 La Vedette
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2.5ft 18secs 310° 8mph SW - Onshore - 224°
 Andrómeda
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3ft 17secs 309° 10mph SSW - Onshore - 210°
 Budeo
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3ft 17secs 309° 10mph SSW - Onshore - 210°
 Hornitos
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3ft 17secs 309° 12mph S - Cross/onshore - 191°
 Isla Santa Maria
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3ft 17secs 309° 10mph SSW - Cross/offshore - 210°
 La Cúpula
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3ft 17secs 309° 10mph SSW - Cross/onshore - 210°
 La Puntilla (Antofagasta)
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3ft 17secs 309° 10mph SSW - Onshore - 210°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
Surfing in Northern Chile is centred around the wave rich reefs around the Alacran Peninsular and amazingly consistent swells swing up from the Roaring 40s pummelling the coastline year-round. A trench through the continental shelf only serves to amplify the raw power on tap here. Crowds are rarely an issue and often it is the opposite. Consistent southerly winds, predominantly (south-easterly) offshore in the mornings are the product of the cool Humboldt current and dominate the whole of this western coast of South America. Water temperature varies between 14-20ºC or 57-68ºF. Credited as being the pioneer of surfing in Chile, marine biologist, Sergio Santa Cruz first took to the water in 1969 in search of marine life as well as waves.
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Local News
News Image Stormriding N Peru
TRIPPING along the land of the long lean left, welcome to Peru, home to an ancient civilisation of surf.
News Image Gilmore Wins Back-to-Back Titles in Peru to Regain ASP Ratings Lead
PISCINA, Peru (Tuesday, November 4, 2008) – Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 20, reigning ASP Women’s World Champion and defending event champion, collected her second consecutive win in Peru today, defeating Silvana Lima (BRA), 24, to claim the Movistar Classic Mancora Peru presented by Rip Curl as well as the ratings lead on the ASP Women’s World Tour.
News Image Movistar Classic Mancora Peru pres. by Rip Curl Could Quick Start in Good Surf
MANCORA, Peru (Saturday, November 1, 2008) – The Movistar Classic Mancora Peru presented by Rip Curl, stop No. 6 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour, is just days from commencing, and the ASP Top 17 are preparing for a possible quick start in solid surf at the fabled lefthander of Northern Peru.
News Image Movistar Classic Mancora Peru pres. by Rip Curl ON
MANCORA, Peru (Monday, November 3, 2008) – Round 1 of the Movistar Classic Mancora Peru presented by Rip Curl is scheduled to hit the water at 6:30am in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Mancora in Northern Peru.
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