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Playa de Carchuna ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.9
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.2
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 3.1

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Playa de Carchuna Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.8 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 01:15 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 4 4 4 3
Wind (km/h) 0
NW 5
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Playa de Carchuna(Calahonda) in Andalucia is an exposed beach break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Short period wind swells are the rule and the optimum wave angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offers right-handers. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Motril, 10 km from Playa de Carchuna.

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Playa de Carchuna Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lanjaron, 25 km from Playa de Carchuna.


Air temperature
8 °C

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Playa de Carchuna Location Maps

Playa de Carchuna Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Playa de Carchuna:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    27 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Carchuna:

  • Closest city location
    Motril (Spain)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Almunecar (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    El Ejido (Spain)
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Granada (Spain)
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Velez-Malaga (Spain)
    39 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Carchuna is Armilla (Granada) Airport (GRX) in Spain, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Carchuna is Granada Airport (GRX), also in Spain, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Almeria Airport (LEI) in Spain, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Malaga Airport (AGP) in Spain is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Melilla Airport (MLN) in Spanish North Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Carchuna and is 163 km (101 miles) away.
Playa de Carchuna break location map and break info

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