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Playa de Malpica ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 4.1

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Playa de Malpica Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 02:23 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
Wind State cross-
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Playa de Malpica in Galicia is a fairly exposed beach break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the south with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Rarely crowded here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Playa de Malpica Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Laracha, 27 km from Playa de Malpica.


Air temperature
16 °C

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Overall Playa de Malpica Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Malpica:

  • Closest city location
    Carballo (Spain)
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Arteixo (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    La Coruna (Spain)
    20 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Culleredo (Spain)
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Oleiros (Spain)
    25 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Malpica is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Malpica is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vigo Airport (VGO), also in Spain, 123 km (76 miles) away.
Playa de Malpica break location map and break info

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