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Playa de Espana ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.4

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Playa de Espana Spot ID

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Playa de Espana

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.4 °C

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 11:05 Local time
Tuesday 23
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 8 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
E 20
ENE 20
ENE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Playa de Espana in Asturias is an exposed beach and reef break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Best around mid tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Playa de Espana Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Quintes Principado De Asturias wx, 1 km from Playa de Espana.

light winds from the E

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
15.6 °C

Current weather near Playa de Espana

Buoy Data:

At Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy, 117 miles from Playa de Espana.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Playa de Espana Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Espana:

  • Closest city location
    Gijon (Spain)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    13 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Aviles (Spain)
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Sama (Spain)
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Oviedo (Spain)
    19 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa de Espana is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, which is 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa de Espana is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 141 km (88 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa de Espana, Asturias. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa de Espana sea temperature, Playa de Espana photographs, Playa de Espana detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa de Espana webcams, current wind from Asturias live weather stations and Playa de Espana 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 Espana.