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Playa de Area ratings
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Playa de Area Spot ID

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Playa de Area

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.9 °C

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Friday, 31 July 2015, 15:24 Local time
Friday 31
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Wave (m) 0.4
W
0.4
W
0.6
NNW
0.7
NNW
Period (s) 10 10 7 6
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
NE 25
NE 30
NE
Wind State cross-
off
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off
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Playa de Area in Galicia is a sheltered beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vivero, 4 km from Playa de Area.

IS AT (local time)

Playa de Area Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mondonedo, 31 km from Playa de Area.

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Current weather near Playa de Area

Overall Playa de Area Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Playa de Area Location Maps

Playa de Area Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Area:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Area:

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.