Playa de Montalbo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 2.6

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Playa de Montalbo Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Galicia, Spain)

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Playa de Montalbo Spot ID:

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 01:01 Local time

Mon Tuesday 31
11PM 2AM 5AM 8AM
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
N 10
N 15
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Playa de Montalbo in Galicia is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and in addition, both left and right reef breaks add variety. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Sanxenxo, 5 km from Playa de Montalbo.

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At Pontevedra, 18 km from Playa de Montalbo.


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13.4 °C

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Overall Playa de Montalbo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Montalbo:

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Closest break Playa de Lanzada 3 mi
Second closest break Playa de Barra 11 mi
Third closest break Playa de Melide 11 mi
Fourth closest break Playa de Nerga 11 mi
Fifth closest break Playa de Ladeira 14 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Montalbo:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 273 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 352 mi
Third closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 548 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 591 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M3 Mizen Head Buoy 614 mi

Tide stations nearest to Playa de Montalbo:

Closest tide station Sanxenxo 3 mi
Second closest tide station O Grove 6 mi
Third closest tide station Bueu 7 mi
Fourth closest tide station Cambados 7 mi
Fifth closest tide station Poio 8 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Playa de Montalbo:

Closest ski area Manzaneda (Spain) 81 mi
Second closest ski area Leitariegos (Spain) 129 mi
Third closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 157 mi
Fourth closest ski area Valgrande-Pajares (Spain) 162 mi
Fifth closest ski area San-Isidro (Spain) 181 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Montalbo:

Closest city location Marin (Spain) 9 mi
Second closest city location Cangas (Spain) 11 mi
Third closest city location Pontevedra (Spain) 11 mi
Fourth closest city location Villagarcia (Spain) 14 mi
Fifth closest city location Vigo (Spain) 15 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Montalbo is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Montalbo is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores is 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Montalbo and is 158 km (98 miles) away.
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