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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 SW at Laracha 27 km from Playa de Malpica). 0.8m 10 s period swell from W with an additional 0.5m 11 s period swell from NW , plus 2.3m 8 s period wind swell from SW
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27 km away, 2 h 40 min ago

Light
10 km/h
SW
13.0
12.3
Air / Water (°C)
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Playa de Malpica Surf Forecast / Galicia / Spain

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 CEST

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 12.3 °C (Statistics for 28 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 13.3 max: 15.0 min: 12.4 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)8818161515151514131212111010913171616151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)605596111868825404552973626969458946203176252619259594433361154164343485703500635212736
Wind
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30 SSW30
20 S20
25 S25
25 SSW25
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
30 SSW30
15 SW15
30 SW30
30 WSW30
15 W15
15 W15
10 WNW10
5 S5
5 SSE5
10 WNW10
0 S0
5 SW5
10 NW10
5 WSW5
10 NNW10
15 N15
20 N20
Wind State(?)offoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
5:31PM
3.53

5:48AM
3.70
6:10PM
3.59

6:29AM
3.69
6:51PM
3.56

7:12AM
3.56
7:35PM
3.44

7:59AM
3.33

8:23PM
3.24
8:52AM
3.05

9:18PM
3.01
9:56AM
2.77

10:28PM
2.80



Low Tide
/ height (m)

11:37PM
-0.08
12:01PM
-0.18

12:18AM
-0.12
12:41PM
-0.14

1:01AM
-0.06
1:24PM
0.01

1:47AM
0.09

2:10PM
0.24
2:39AM
0.31

3:04PM
0.51
3:40AM
0.56

4:07PM
0.77




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
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Sunset
8:55--8:57--8:58--9:00--9:00--9:01--9:02--9:04-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 25mm), heaviest during Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Wed afternoon, min 11°C on Thu night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Mon afternoon, min 10°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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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.