Situated around 70 kilometres south of Valparaiso is Isla Negra. Translated as “black island” this is somewhat misleading as it is not in fact an island at all. The name actually comes from an outcrop of dark rocks on the beach.
Much of what you will hear about Isla Negra relates to its most famous formere resident, the Nobel Prize-winning poet and politician Pablo Neruda. It was in fact he who named the area, with the beach overlooked by his home here. The house is now a museum - the Casa de Isla Negra. Here you can see his various eclectic and quirky collections which mostly relate to the sea - old anchors, sea shells, ship’s bells and the likes.
Set just below Neruda’s house is Isla Negra’s beach. A stretch of sand dotted with rocky outcrops which largely seperate the sand from the ocean.
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Isla Negra Weather Info
Current weather (Thu Feb 20th 18:00)
18°C / 64°F
Week weather forecast
Fri 21st20°C / 68°F
Sat 22nd20°C / 68°F
Sun 23rd16°C / 61°F
Mon 24th15°C / 59°F
Tue 25th15°C / 59°F
Wed 26th18°C / 64°F
5 Day Isla Negra UV Index
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Isla Negra tide times & sea state
Fri 21/02 »
Surf report for Fri 21/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 6:00 7ft 12s 13mph 12:00 7ft 12s 12mph 21:00 6ft 11s 7mph Tide times Low 4:46am (0.38m) High 10:35am (1.19m) Low 4:08pm (0.47m) High 10:41pm (1.70m) Daylight First light 07:01 Sunrise 07:26 Sunset 20:33 Dark 20:59
Sat 22/02 »
Surf report for Sat 22/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 3:00 6ft 11s 6mph 9:00 5ft 19s 9mph 15:00 6ft 18s 9mph 21:00 6ft 18s 3mph Tide times Low 5:22am (0.35m) High 11:12am (1.24m) Low 4:49pm (0.44m) High 11:18pm (1.71m) Daylight First light 07:02 Sunrise 07:27 Sunset 20:32 Dark 20:58
Sun 23/02 »
Surf report for Sun 23/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 3:00 7ft 17s 2mph 9:00 7ft 16s 2mph 15:00 7ft 15s 6mph 21:00 6ft 15s 4mph Tide times Low 5:54am (0.34m) High 11:45am (1.28m) Low 5:26pm (0.42m) High 11:52pm (1.70m) Daylight First light 07:03 Sunrise 07:28 Sunset 20:31 Dark 20:57
Mon 24/02 »
Surf report for Mon 24/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 3:00 7ft 14s 13mph 9:00 7ft 14s 9mph 15:00 8ft 15s 13mph 21:00 8ft 14s 14mph Tide times Low 6:24am (0.34m) High 12:16pm (1.31m) Low 6:01pm (0.42m) Daylight First light 07:04 Sunrise 07:29 Sunset 20:30 Dark 20:56
Tue 25/02 »
Surf report for Tue 25/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 3:00 9ft 14s 14mph 9:00 9ft 13s 15mph 15:00 8ft 13s 21mph 21:00 8ft 12s 19mph Tide times High 12:24am (1.66m) Low 6:52am (0.36m) High 12:47pm (1.33m) Low 6:34pm (0.43m) Daylight First light 07:05 Sunrise 07:30 Sunset 20:29 Dark 20:54
Wed 26/02 »
Surf report for Wed 26/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 3:00 8ft 12s 14mph 9:00 8ft 16s 3mph 15:00 8ft 15s 9mph 21:00 8ft 15s 6mph Tide times High 12:54am (1.60m) Low 7:19am (0.39m) High 1:17pm (1.34m) Low 7:08pm (0.47m) Daylight First light 07:05 Sunrise 07:31 Sunset 20:28 Dark 20:53