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Playa de Somo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

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Playa de Somo Spot ID

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Playa de Somo

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Playa de Somo

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Playa de Somo

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.4 °C

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Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 04:45 Local time
Wednesday 05
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 2.3
NW
2.1
NW
1.9
NW
1.8
NW
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 10
ESE 20
NW 35
NW
Wind State off off on on

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Playa de Somo in Cantabria is a sheltered beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santander, Spain, 3 km from Playa de Somo.

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Playa de Somo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santander, 3 km from Playa de Somo.

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Playa de Somo

Overall Playa de Somo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Playa de Somo Location Maps

Playa de Somo Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Cantabria surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Playa de Somo

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Somo:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Somo:

Tide stations nearest to Playa de Somo:

  • Closest tide station
    Santander
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    El Astillero
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Santa Cruz de Bezana
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Santona
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Suances
    15 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Playa de Somo:

  • Closest ski area
    Lunada (Spain)
    21 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Alto Campoo (Spain)
    44 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Picos De Europa (Spain)
    66 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Fuentes de Invierno (Spain)
    87 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    San-Isidro (Spain)
    88 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Somo:

  • Closest city location
    Santander (Spain)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Camargo (Spain)
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Torrelavega (Spain)
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Castro-Urdiales (Spain)
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Santurtzi (Spain)
    37 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Somo is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Somo is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Vitoria Airport (VIT) in Spain, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain is 159 km (99 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Somo and is 180 km (112 miles) away.
Playa de Somo break location map and break info

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