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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Spain – Cantabria)

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Playa de Somo Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 14:38 Local time

Sunday 19
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 20 19 18
Wind (km/h) 25
W 30
WNW 30
WNW 20
Wind State cross-
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Playa de Somo in Spain - Cantabria is a sheltered beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

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

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At Santander, 3 km from Playa de Somo.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Playa de Somo

Overall Playa de Somo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Somo:

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Closest break El Sardinero - Segunda 2 mi
Second closest break El Sardinero - Primera 2 mi
Third closest break Playa de Arenillas 3 mi
Fourth closest break Playa de Galizano 3 mi
Fifth closest break Playa de Langre 3 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Somo:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 135 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 362 mi
Third closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 439 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 447 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 472 mi

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

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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

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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
  • 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.
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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.


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