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Playa de Malpica ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 4.1

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Playa de Malpica (light winds from the WSW at Laracha 27 km from Playa de Malpica). 2.6m swell from W too big
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27 km away, 38 min ago

Light
8 km/h
WSW
11.0
13.4
Air / Water (°C)
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Playa de Malpica Surf Forecast / Galicia / Spain

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 26 Feb 2017 CET

Playa de Malpica surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Playa de Malpica sea temperature is 13.4 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.1 max: 14.4 min: 12.2 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)14131212141817161514131112128101213131312812
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)3121249931655909128533659432587227349922479436212357128087491048866293599144785567322522289947
Wind
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10 SW10
20 SW20
25 SW25
25 WSW25
30 WSW30
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25 W25
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20 SW20
25 SW25
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20 SSW20
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10 WNW10
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15 SSW15
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Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

4:19PM
3.27

4:34AM
3.54
4:55PM
3.38

5:11AM
3.62
5:32PM
3.42

5:49AM
3.61
6:11PM
3.39

6:29AM
3.51
6:53PM
3.29

7:14AM
3.33

7:39PM
3.12
8:05AM
3.08

8:34PM
2.92
9:06AM
2.82

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:12AM
0.13

10:22PM
0.13
10:48AM
-0.00

10:59PM
0.03
11:24AM
-0.06

11:37PM
0.01
12:03PM
-0.03

12:17AM
0.07
12:44PM
0.08

1:01AM
0.20

1:28PM
0.27
1:50AM
0.40

2:20PM
0.50
2:50AM
0.62

3:23PM
0.74

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Playa de Malpica blow from the S.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
8:17--8:15--8:12--8:11--8:10--8:07--8:07--8:04-
Sunset
-7:19--7:21--7:22--7:22--7:23--7:25--7:27--7:28
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 28mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Sun morning, min 12°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 79mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Thu morning, min 7°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri night, strong winds from the NW by Sun afternoon).

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Information about the Playa de Malpica Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Playa de Malpica provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Playa de Malpica can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Playa de Malpica surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Playa de Malpica) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Playa de Malpica may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Playa de Malpica is 16 km (10 miles) from Carballo. If you plan a holiday in Galicia, look for hotels and other accommodation in Carballo. Carballo has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.