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Playa de Arnao ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Arnao Wave, Playa de Arnao photo

Playa de Arnao

Photo credit: Pepe Ventoso

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.7 °C

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Friday, 18 January 2019, 14:15 Local time
Friday 18Sat
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 11 11 11 17
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
WSW 15
WSW 15
Wind State cross cross-

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Playa de Arnao in Asturias is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for crowds,polluiton.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aviles, Spain, 2 km from Playa de Arnao.

IS AT (local time)

Playa de Arnao Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Las Chavolas Arnao Principado De Asturias wx, 2 km from Playa de Arnao.

wind obs. (5.8 kph from 248 degs) was rejected

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
11.9 °C

Current weather near Playa de Arnao

Buoy Data:

At Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy, 122 miles from Playa de Arnao.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.5
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 7

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Overall Playa de Arnao Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Playa de Arnao Location Maps

Playa de Arnao Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Arnao:

  • Closest city location
    Aviles (Spain)
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Gijon (Spain)
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Oviedo (Spain)
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    20 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Sama (Spain)
    24 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Arnao is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Arnao is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 173 km (107 miles) away.
  • Third is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 198 km (123 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 200 km (124 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Arnao and is 213 km (132 miles) away.
Playa de Arnao break location map and break info

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