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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 34° 22.783' S
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Breaks right in the town of Pichilemu.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Pichilemu
Wave qualityRegional Classic
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good day lengthExceptional (>500m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouth, SouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
Very dependent on sand flow. Hasn't been world class in a number of years. Sectiony left lines with occasional perfection on the good days. Massive currents and cold water. Paddle out can be punishing.
A reliable wave for fun lefts...hasn't been epic in 2-3 years.
By Anonymous , 10-03-2009
Surf is great - Hi, I'm for Portugal and a surfer for 14 years. I'm living in Santiago for a few months and went to pichilemu for a weekend surf and caught the longest waves of my life!
By Anonymous , 10-03-2008
Pichilemu - Check out Hotel Bahia when you go, its cheap and secure with free internet. Its right next to the Copec gas station. If taking a bus get off at Al Centro and not the bus terminal.
By Anonymous , 18-09-2007
Pichilemu Accom? - Hey,
I`m in Arica at the moment and will be in Pichilemu in about 3 weeks, just wondered if anyone can tell me if there`s penty of cheapish winter accomodation down there? cheers.
PS Paying out on the locals after surfng thier local is shit, some people are just scumbags, if ya don`t like the locals, stay home.
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