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Playa de la Canaleta ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.5
Camping: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Playa de la Canaleta Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.2 °C

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 08:43 Local time
Wednesday 24
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 12 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 40
SW 45
SW 45
SW 40
Wind State on on on on

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Playa de la Canaleta in Andalucia is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Punta Umbria, 1 km from Playa de la Canaleta.

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Playa de la Canaleta Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Huelva, 13 km from Playa de la Canaleta.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
13.8 °C

Current weather near Playa de la Canaleta

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 55 miles from Playa de la Canaleta.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.49
Dominant period (s) 10.2 7 10.2 7.8

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Overall Playa de la Canaleta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Playa de la Canaleta Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de la Canaleta:

  • Closest city location
    Huelva (Spain)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Lepe (Spain)
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    43 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Olhao (Portugal)
    49 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    50 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de la Canaleta is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, 91 km (57 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de la Canaleta is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Sevilla Airport (SVQ) in Spain, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de la Canaleta and is 183 km (114 miles) away.
Playa de la Canaleta break location map and break info

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