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Matalascañas Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Sunday, 21 October 2018, 00:16 Local time
SatSunday 21
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 16 8 13 10
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 20
ENE 15
Wind State off off cross-

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Matalascañas in Andalucia is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer 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:

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Matalascañas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rota Naval Station Airport, 43 km from Matalascañas.

light winds from the NE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Matalascañas

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 75 miles from Matalascañas.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.06
Dominant period (s) 8.6 8.6 8.6 8.6

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Overall Matalascañas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Matalascañas Location Maps

Matalascañas Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Matalascañas:

  • Closest city location
    17 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Lebrija (Spain)
    27 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Rota (Spain)
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Huelva (Spain)
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Jerez (Spain)
    32 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Matalascañas is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Matalascañas is Sevilla Airport (SVQ), also in Spain, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores is 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar is the fifth nearest airport to Matalascañas and is 141 km (88 miles) away.
Matalascañas break location map and break info

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