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Playa de Fonforron ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.3

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Playa de Fonforron Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.4 °C

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Thursday, 18 October 2018, 11:33 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
Wind State cross-

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Playa de Fonforron in Galicia is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break favours right handers. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Playa de Barona, 3 km from Playa de Fonforron.

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Playa de Fonforron Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Boiro wx, 14 km from Playa de Fonforron.

fresh winds from the NNE

Air temperature
18.5 °C

Current weather near Playa de Fonforron

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 96 miles from Playa de Fonforron.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.8
Dominant period (s) 11.7 12.5 12.5 14.1

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Overall Playa de Fonforron Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Playa de Fonforron Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Fonforron:


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Fonforron is Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Fonforron is Vigo Airport (VGO), also in Spain, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores is 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Fonforron and is 192 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa de Fonforron, Galicia. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa de Fonforron sea temperature, Playa de Fonforron photographs, Playa de Fonforron detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa de Fonforron webcams, current wind from Galicia live weather stations and Playa de Fonforron 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 Fonforron.