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Latitude: 18° 29.321' S
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From Arica, take the Costanera Sur to playa el laucho
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
Wave qualityWorld Class
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
The spot breaks 700 mts.(2300 ft.)away from the shore in front of El Laucho beach in Arica.
Big wave spot for big wave riders. The wave is left and right, but the left is faster and hollower.
By Athers , 21-09-2005
coming over soon - Hi to all you local lads, just wanted to say that read so many of your comments and seeing how many sick barrels you guys get ive booked myself a trip down there. Cant wait to pull in and get shacked, respect to the guy in the 3rd pic of this place, that is one sick wave !!!
By free surfer..searching waves , 27-08-2005
arica_ chile - Big,not cold, barrels,nobody on water..just great.arica is ship..and near to the mountains ..good choice for flats days..but are uncomon...
By muchos gradsios , 25-08-2005
ausie - god how many good waves are around chillie, i never knew there was anything, its like indo 2
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