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Louro (Playa Area Maior) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 4.6

Overall: 4.4

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Louro (Playa Area Maior) Spot ID

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Louro (Playa Area Maior)

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Louro (Playa Area Maior)

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Louro (Playa Area Maior)

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.0 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 06:23 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
N 20
N 20
Wind State cross-

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Playa de Louro in Galicia is a sheltered beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Muros, 4 km from Louro (Playa Area Maior).

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Louro (Playa Area Maior) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pontevedra, 51 km from Louro (Playa Area Maior).

light winds from the NNW

no report
Air temperature
8.1 °C

Current weather near Louro (Playa Area Maior)

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 99 miles from Louro (Playa Area Maior).

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.51
Dominant period (s) 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5

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Overall Louro (Playa Area Maior) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Louro (Playa Area Maior) Location Maps

Louro (Playa Area Maior) Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Louro (Playa Area Maior):

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    12 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Louro (Playa Area Maior):

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Town and city forecasts close to Louro (Playa Area Maior):


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Louro is Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Louro is Vigo Airport (VGO), also in Spain, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores is 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Louro and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
Louro (Playa Area Maior) break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Louro (Playa Area Maior), Galicia. Use the tab navigation above to view Louro (Playa Area Maior) sea temperature, Louro (Playa Area Maior) photographs, Louro (Playa Area Maior) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Louro (Playa Area Maior) webcams, current wind from Galicia live weather stations and Louro (Playa Area Maior) 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 Louro (Playa Area Maior).