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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Chile

South America

About a zillion miles of coast-line from El Gringo in the north, to the frigid antarctic waters of the south...
The water is pretty cold everywhere all-year, due to the Humbolt Current; but go explore and you'll find pristine beaches and empty line-ups.
Location: Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean and South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru
Geographic coordinates: 30 00 S, 71 00 W
Coastline: 6,435 km
Climate: temperate; desert in north; Mediterranean in central region; cool and damp in south
Terrain: low coastal mountains; fertile central valley; rugged Andes in east
Natural hazards: severe earthquakes; active volcanism; tsunamis
Currency: Chilean peso (CLP)

Location: Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru
Geographic coordinates: 30° 0' S, 71° 0' W
Coastline km: 6,435 km km
Climate: temperate; desert in north; Mediterranean in central region; cool and damp in south
Terrain: low coastal mountains; fertile central valley; rugged Andes in east
Elevation: lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m highest point: Nevado Ojos del Salado 6,880 m
Natural hazards: severe earthquakes; active volcanism; tsunamis
Currency: Chilean peso (CLP)
Population: 16,284,741 (July 2007 est.)
Languages: Spanish
Capital: Santiago
Divisions: 15 regions: Aisen del General Carlos Ibanez del Campo, Antofagasta, Araucania, Arica y Parinacota, Atacama, Biobio, Coquimbo, Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, Los Lagos, Los Rios, Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena, Maule, Region Metropolitana (Santiago), Tarapaca, Valparaiso

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Antofagasta 8 0
Coquimbo 8 0
Tarapaca 34 0
Santiago 80 0
Sur 10 0
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Punta de Lobos
Por ANDREBASTOS
22 ene 2013
Not so big, but world class -   Great spot!! In the summer is crowded, but if you wake up early there are few surfers outside.  This wave when is not so big is soooo fast. You gotta put all the speed you can to link the sessions. I got a lot of waves pa
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La Cupula
Por alesgar
4 dic 2010
La Cupula 1 metrão -
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Negra
Por xavier juin
11 mar 2009
2eme jour -
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Avenida del mar
Por cntaidar
8 sep 2008
Teaching Surf -
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Totoralillo
Por fliendo
16 oct 2007
Dia3 - la sesión estuvo muy buena, especialmente la primera hora, con sets bastante seguidos y algunas olas bastante grandes,  Bajé varias olas, pero como olvidé los botines, resbalé en la mayoría. Sin embargo
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Viaje: Chile - Pichilemu
Por ANDREBASTOS
De 19 ene 2013 a 27 ene 2013
  Even in the summer there are waves every day. La Puntilla with 6 feet plus and Punta de Lobos with 5 feet plus are really world class waves. However, in the summer there is a lot of crowds. Cold water and excelent surf. Nice b
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Viaje: Chile
Por cntaidar
De 8 dic 2007 a 20 ene 2008
My Trip on the cost of Chile
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Viaje: Summer 2007
Por jbwannasurf
De 21 may 2007 a 3 ago 2007
Going to El Salvador, Chile and Brazil.
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Viaje: NewYear Trip
Por stephanriederer
De 15 dic 2006 a 7 ene 2007
I Started the Trip in Argentina, mar del plata, in Waikiki beach, and i got across the continent to get in Reñaca before NewYear! I didnt take my surfboard with me, renting was more cheapper! Is was the best Christmas-Newyear surf trip
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By surfingchris , 23-12-2011

Going chile Jan/Feb - Hi can anyone give me some good info on where to stay and how to get around chile when i go in January/February. Im flying from england and im going solo so if anyone wants to tag along feel free to let me know!

By abbee88 , 06-12-2011

Any nice surf school around Santiago - Hi anyone who knows a nice surfschool/camp close to Santiago? Or simply a good surf hostel? I've been only surfing last two summers so I'm still a beginner. I also have no gear besides my springsuit wich i don't belive would work over there. Any good tips?

By chowarrior , 09-08-2011

Surf trips Chile - Hi, my name is Juane, keen surfer since my 13 years old. If you wanna surf arround my country and get deep connected into our spots, culture, people, traditions and surf in the best spots in the correct moment, I invite you to contact me or check our services at wwww.deepconnection.cl.
Our headcuarters are at Punta de Lobos in Pichilemu in front of the wave, but we arrange everything since you put your first step in Chile.
You can aslo email me for more information or tips at juane@deepconnection.cl
Aloja!!
Juanetuberider

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