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Playa los Frailes ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Playa los Frailes Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.4 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 20:39 Local time
SunMonday 17
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
WSW 15
SW 10
Wind State cross-
off off cross-

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Playa los Frailes in Asturias is a sheltered beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Surfable in an onshore breeze Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal 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. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

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Live Weather:

At Torrelavega, 57 km from Playa los Frailes.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Playa los Frailes

Buoy Data:

At Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy, 124 miles from Playa los Frailes.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.4
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Playa los Frailes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa los Frailes:

  • Closest city location
    Torrelavega (Spain)
    35 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Camargo (Spain)
    43 mi
  • Third closest city location
    46 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Gijon (Spain)
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Sama (Spain)
    48 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa los Frailes is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 75 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa los Frailes is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD), also in Spain, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Third is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • Vitoria Airport (VIT) in Spain is 175 km (109 miles) away.
  • Valladolid Airport (VLL), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Playa los Frailes and is 191 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa los Frailes, Asturias. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa los Frailes sea temperature, Playa los Frailes photographs, Playa los Frailes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa los Frailes webcams, current wind from Asturias live weather stations and Playa los Frailes 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 los Frailes.