Chile is a long country which can be divided into 3 areas: North, Central, and South. The northern regions hold mostly Hawaiian-style reef-breaks. The central and southern regions hold mostly left hander point breaks, making Chile a goofy-footer's paradise. (Thats only if you can handle cold water) Climate in Chile : Chile has a variety of climatic conditions ranging from subtropical to temperate and near polar due to its great lengths. Chile can be divided into three climatic zones, (1.) the north which includes the Atacama Desert which is characterized by arid and dry conditions. (2.) The central region of Chile which has a Mediterranean climate with mild wet winters and long dry summers and (3.) the south which is cold and wet with prevailing winds of gale intensity. Rainfall increases from almost nothing in the Atacama Desert in the north to 5,080 mm (200 inches) in the south. Average annual temperature ranges in Santiago are from 3 to 14 degrees Celsius (37 to 57 degrees Fahrenheit) in July to 12 to 29 degrees Celsius (54 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit) in January.
Coastline: 6,435 km
Surfing in Chile
Total Chile Surf spots: 17
Total Chile Surf pictures: 53
For surf spot info, use the map of the Surf spots in Chile above, if you have any questions related to surfing in Chile use the Chile surfing forum below to ask your questions.