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Latitude: 20° 14.054' S
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It is located in the Cavancha peninsula in Iquique, in front of the Hotel Terrado
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name El Bajo, El Toro.
Wave qualityTotally Epic
ExperiencePros or kamikaze only...
FrequencyRarely break (5day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 2.5m-3m / 8ft-10ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide position
Best tide movement
- Rips / undertow
El Bajo is one of Chile's biggest wave. When it gets over 15 ft. its tow-in only.
Super big, super hollow, super powerful.
By chilean , 27-11-2006
Not la bestia?of course yes it is!!! - Fuck yeah it is La bestia, im from Iquique and ...come on..fuck lobitos..?¿bull shit
By anonymous , 11-02-2006
cold water? - you will find cold water, more south, spots near santiago, like pichilemu, puertecillo, but not here. in summer you can surf with a lycra.
By anonymous , 10-01-2006
photo 3 - photo 3 is NOT la bestia, it's lobitos in northern peru, nonetheless the surfer is one of the guys who made la bestia known to the world, gabriel villaran
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