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Playa de Barranan ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.9
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.5

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Playa de Barranan Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 05:12 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 25
WSW 15
WSW 15
Wind State cross-

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Playa de Barranan in Galicia is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arteixo, 3 km from Playa de Barranan.

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Playa de Barranan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At LaCorunaCity, 12 km from Playa de Barranan.

light winds from the SSW

Intermittent light drizzle
Air temperature
11.0 °C

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Overall Playa de Barranan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Barranan:

  • Closest city location
    Arteixo (Spain)
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    La Coruna (Spain)
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Culleredo (Spain)
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Carballo (Spain)
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Oleiros (Spain)
    12 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Barranan is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Barranan is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vigo Airport (VGO), also in Spain, 121 km (75 miles) away.
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