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Playa El Palmar ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 2.3

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Playa El Palmar Spot ID

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Playa El Palmar

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Playa El Palmar

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Playa El Palmar

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.3 °C

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Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 01:49 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 10
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Playa El Palmar in Andalucia is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Poor surf in light onshore winds Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Conil de la Frontera, 5 km from Playa El Palmar.

IS AT (local time)

Playa El Palmar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rota Naval Station Airport, 50 km from Playa El Palmar.

light winds from the WSW

km/h
Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Playa El Palmar

Overall Playa El Palmar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Playa El Palmar Location Maps

Playa El Palmar Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa El Palmar:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa El Palmar:

Tide stations nearest to Playa El Palmar:

  • Closest tide station
    Conil de la Frontera
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Barbate de Franco
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Chiclana de la Frontera
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    La Carraca
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Cádiz
    22 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Playa El Palmar:

  • Closest ski area
    Sierra Nevada (Spain)
    162 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    202 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)
    287 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Serra da Estrela (Portugal)
    298 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Valdesqui (Spain)
    329 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Playa El Palmar:

  • Closest city location
    Chiclana de la Frontera (Spain)
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    San Fernando (Spain)
    17 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Puerto Real (Spain)
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Cadiz (Spain)
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    El Puerto de Santa Maria (Spain)
    27 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Playa El Palmar is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa El Palmar is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Saniat Rmel (Tetouan) Airport (TTU) in Morocco is 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Playa El Palmar and is 113 km (70 miles) away.
Playa El Palmar break location map and break info

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