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Playa de Orinon ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 1.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.0

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Playa de Orinon Spot ID

Playa de Orinon photo

Playa de Orinon

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David agarrando el canto en Oriñon, Playa de Orinon photo

Playa de Orinon

Photo credit: Unai Acedo

Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Monday, 15 October 2018, 19:06 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 12 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
E 5
Wind State cross-
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Playa de Orinon in Cantabria is a very sheltered river break that has inconsistent surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the west with some shelter here from west winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest.. Best around low tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Laredo, 8 km from Playa de Orinon.

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Playa de Orinon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santullan Castro Urdiales wx, 12 km from Playa de Orinon.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
15.9 °C

Current weather near Playa de Orinon

Overall Playa de Orinon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Tide stations nearest to Playa de Orinon:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Orinon:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Santurtzi (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Getxo (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Algorta (Spain)
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Portugalete (Spain)
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Orinon is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Orinon is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Vitoria Airport (VIT) in Spain, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain is 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Orinon and is 146 km (91 miles) away.
Playa de Orinon break location map and break info

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