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Playa de los Barcos ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Playa de los Barcos Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.0 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 08:41 Local time
Tuesday 25
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Playa de los Barcos in Cantabria is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ajo, 7 km from Playa de los Barcos.

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Playa de los Barcos Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At GARGOLLO Bareyo wx, 9 km from Playa de los Barcos.


Air temperature
12.6 °C

Current weather near Playa de los Barcos

Overall Playa de los Barcos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Playa de los Barcos Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de los Barcos:

  • Closest city location
    Santander (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    18 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Camargo (Spain)
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Algorta (Spain)
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Getxo (Spain)
    28 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de los Barcos is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de los Barcos is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Vitoria Airport (VIT) in Spain, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain is 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de los Barcos and is 162 km (101 miles) away.
Playa de los Barcos break location map and break info

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