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Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Playa de Area Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Galicia, Spain)

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Playa de Area Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.9 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2015, 12:02 Local time

Saturday 28
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 25
WSW 30
WSW 30
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Playa de Area in Galicia is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vivero, 4 km from Playa de Area.

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Playa de Area Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mondonedo, 31 km from Playa de Area.

moderate winds from the SW

Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Playa de Area

Overall Playa de Area Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Playa de Area Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Area:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Playa de San Roman 3 mi
Second closest break Playa de San Cibrao 6 mi
Third closest break Playa de Castro 8 mi
Fourth closest break Playa de Esteiro 8 mi
Fifth closest break Playa de Sarrigal 10 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Area:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 165 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 267 mi
Third closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 448 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 483 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M3 Mizen Head Buoy 538 mi

Tide stations nearest to Playa de Area:

Closest tide station Vivero 2 mi
Second closest tide station Burela de Cabo 9 mi
Third closest tide station Santa Marta de Ortigueira 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station Foz 19 mi
Fifth closest tide station Cedeira 24 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Playa de Area:

Closest ski area Leitariegos (Spain) 80 mi
Second closest ski area Manzaneda (Spain) 100 mi
Third closest ski area Valgrande-Pajares (Spain) 103 mi
Fourth closest ski area Fuentes de Invierno (Spain) 118 mi
Fifth closest ski area San-Isidro (Spain) 119 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Area:

Closest city location Naron (Spain) 31 mi
Second closest city location El Ferrol (Spain) 35 mi
Third closest city location Oleiros (Spain) 44 mi
Fourth closest city location Lugo (Spain) 48 mi
Fifth closest city location Culleredo (Spain) 49 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Area is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Area is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Third is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Area and is 215 km (134 miles) away.
Playa de Area break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa de Area, Galicia. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa de Area sea temperature, Playa de Area photographs, Playa de Area detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa de Area webcams, current wind from Galicia live weather stations and Playa de Area 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 Area.


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