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Playa de Melide ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.6
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.4

Overall: 2.8

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Playa de Melide Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.4 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 18:27 Local time
Sunday 20Mon
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
N 20
N 15
N 15
Wind State cross-

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Playa de Melide in Galicia is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cangas, 7 km from Playa de Melide.

IS AT (local time)

Playa de Melide Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Canido Playa Vigo wx, 9 km from Playa de Melide.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
12.6 °C

Current weather near Playa de Melide

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Leixões, 65 miles from Playa de Melide.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.16
Dominant period (s) 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5

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Overall Playa de Melide Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Playa de Melide Location Maps

Playa de Melide Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Melide:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Melide:

Tide stations nearest to Playa de Melide:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    9 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Playa de Melide:

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Melide:

  • Closest city location
    Cangas (Spain)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Vigo (Spain)
    7 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Marin (Spain)
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Redondela (Spain)
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Pontevedra (Spain)
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Melide is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Melide is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain is 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Melide and is 144 km (89 miles) away.
Playa de Melide break location map and break info

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