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Las Caracolas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.7

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Las Caracolas Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 06:57 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
E 10
Wind State off off cross-

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Las Caracolas in Andalucia is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rocks.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cadiz, Spain, 2 km from Las Caracolas.

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Las Caracolas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cadiz Bay, 2 km from Las Caracolas.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
21.6 °C

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Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 93 miles from Las Caracolas.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.76
Dominant period (s) 11.7 15.6 16.4 16.4

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Overall Las Caracolas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Las Caracolas is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Las Caracolas is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Sevilla Airport (SVQ), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Las Caracolas and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Las Caracolas, Andalucia. Use the tab navigation above to view Las Caracolas sea temperature, Las Caracolas photographs, Las Caracolas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Las Caracolas webcams, current wind from Andalucia live weather stations and Las Caracolas 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 Las Caracolas.