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El Balneario ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.8

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El Balneario Spot ID

tarifa surfing life, El Balneario photo

El Balneario

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El Balneario

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El Balneario

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 14:11 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 25
E 20
Wind State off cross-

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El Balneario in Andalucia is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tarifa, 1 km from El Balneario.

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El Balneario Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At N340 Lidl Tarifa wx, 1 km from El Balneario.

wind obs. (22.0 kph from 135 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
27.2 °C

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Overall El Balneario Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Balneario is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Balneario is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Saniat Rmel (Tetouan) Airport (TTU) in Morocco, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain is 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Malaga Airport (AGP), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to El Balneario and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Balneario, Andalucia. Use the tab navigation above to view El Balneario sea temperature, El Balneario photographs, El Balneario detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Balneario webcams, current wind from Andalucia live weather stations and El Balneario 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 El Balneario.