Playa de Lanzada Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: -1.7 °C
Playa de Lanzada in Galicia is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and there is also a left hand reef break.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.
Overall Playa de Lanzada Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- The closest passenger airport to Playa de Lanzada is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Playa de Lanzada is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 63 km (39 miles) away.
- Third is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 103 km (64 miles) away.
- Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores is 135 km (84 miles) away.
- Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Lanzada and is 162 km (101 miles) away.
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