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In Algarrobo go to Playa del pejerrey. The spot is behind the rocks.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Detroit
Wave qualityRegional Classic
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell direction
Good wind directionWest, SouthWest, South
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Don't surf this spot in low tide because there are too many rocks and urchins. Its ultra-crowded during summer every day, and be kind with the locals
This is the best spot in Algarrobo. On big swells, the wave starts breaking on an offshore reef called Detroit that can hold size and then connects all the way to el mejoral.
Good spot. If you are in the area, check it out.
By Diego , 27-08-2007
house for rent - Hi, im from chile and i got a house for rent in thiszone, quith acces to others spots with no crowds. If u are interested send me a mail.
By email@example.com , 02-11-2005
mejoral - I go a lot to algarrobo and ever run in mejoral. I can say that is the best place for do surf or body in algarrobo. I sow a big waves (detroit,when it is big it has more than 5 mt)and, sometimes, a good toobs. Is a good place for the body! only have caution with teh rocks if you don`t do it good
By anonymous , 01-08-2005
- used to go to algarrobo alot when i lived in santiago. one time the waves got big and started breaking WAAAY out in the rocks, i think this is that same spot. we paddled out, paddle out was waaaaaay long, didnt catch anything cause it was a bit to scary for me but alot of guys were doin it fine, nice locals too. there is also a little rock bay that seemed to break all the time, just take a trail left of algarrobo and its right there, theres usually people out surfing it, i got some cool rides there but there were alot of sea urchins
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