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Faro de Trafalgar ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Faro de Trafalgar Spot ID

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Faro de Trafalgar

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Faro de Trafalgar

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Faro de Trafalgar

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 22:56 Local time
WedThursday 13
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 3 13 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
W 25
SW 35
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

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Faro de Trafalgar in Andalucia is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barbate de Franco, 10 km from Faro de Trafalgar.

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Faro de Trafalgar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Fernando, 34 km from Faro de Trafalgar.


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Air temperature
15.6 °C

Current weather near Faro de Trafalgar

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 115 miles from Faro de Trafalgar.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.46
Dominant period (s) 14.8 15.6 14.8 14.1

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Overall Faro de Trafalgar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Faro de Trafalgar Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Faro de Trafalgar:


  • The closest passenger airport to Faro de Trafalgar is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Faro de Trafalgar is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Saniat Rmel (Tetouan) Airport (TTU) in Morocco is 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Faro de Trafalgar and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
Faro de Trafalgar break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Faro de Trafalgar, Andalucia. Use the tab navigation above to view Faro de Trafalgar sea temperature, Faro de Trafalgar photographs, Faro de Trafalgar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Faro de Trafalgar webcams, current wind from Andalucia live weather stations and Faro de Trafalgar 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 Faro de Trafalgar.