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El Castillo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.0

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El Castillo Spot ID

El Castillo 03.12 photo

El Castillo

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.4 °C

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Sunday, 21 October 2018, 14:12 Local time
Sunday 21
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 15
SSE 10
Wind State off cross-

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El Castillo in Andalucia is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. There is no point break. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chiclana de la Frontera, 8 km from El Castillo.

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El Castillo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Camposoto San Fernando wx, 8 km from El Castillo.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
21.9 °C

Current weather near El Castillo

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 100 miles from El Castillo.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.87
Dominant period (s) 8.6 8.6 7.8 7.8

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Overall El Castillo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to El Castillo:


  • The closest passenger airport to El Castillo is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Castillo is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Saniat Rmel (Tetouan) Airport (TTU) in Morocco is the fifth nearest airport to El Castillo and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Castillo, Andalucia. Use the tab navigation above to view El Castillo sea temperature, El Castillo photographs, El Castillo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Castillo webcams, current wind from Andalucia live weather stations and El Castillo 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 Castillo.