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Barbate River ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.6

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Barbate River Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Sunday, 18 November 2018, 21:15 Local time
SunMonday 19
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 18 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 20
W 20
W 15
Wind State on cross-

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Barbate River in Andalucia is an exposed river break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river breaks consists of lefts. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barbate de Franco, 1 km from Barbate River.

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Barbate River Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tarifa, 34 km from Barbate River.

light winds from the NW

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Air temperature
19.2 °C

Current weather near Barbate River

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 121 miles from Barbate River.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.18
Dominant period (s) 15.6 14.8 14.1 14.8

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Overall Barbate River Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Barbate River is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barbate River is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Saniat Rmel (Tetouan) Airport (TTU) in Morocco is 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Barbate River and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barbate River, Andalucia. Use the tab navigation above to view Barbate River sea temperature, Barbate River photographs, Barbate River detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barbate River webcams, current wind from Andalucia live weather stations and Barbate River tide predictions. The Spain (Europe) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Europe) and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Spain (Europe) wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Barbate River.