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Barbate River ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.6

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Barbate River Surf Guide

Barbate River in Andalucia is an exposed river break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river breaks consists of lefts. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Barbate River Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Barbate River:

The best conditions reported for surf at Barbate River occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Barbate River sea temperature, Barbate River photographs, Barbate River detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barbate River webcams, current wind from Andalucia live weather stations and Barbate River 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 Barbate River

Barbate River Surf:

Saturday, 4 July 2020, 07:39 Local time
Saturday 04
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
E 15
ENE 20
E 30
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Barbate de Franco, 1 km from Barbate River.

IS AT (local time)

Barbate River Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tarifa, 34 km from Barbate River.

light winds from the ENE

no report
Air temperature
20.3 °C

Current weather near Barbate River

Overall Barbate River Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Barbate River: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Barbate River: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Barbate River Location Maps

Barbate River Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Andalucia surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Barbate River

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Barbate River:

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Wave buoys nearest to Barbate River:

Tide stations nearest to Barbate River:

  • Closest tide station
    Barbate de Franco
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Conil de la Frontera
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Chiclana de la Frontera
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    26 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Barbate River is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barbate River is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Saniat Rmel (Tetouan) Airport (TTU) in Morocco is 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Barbate River and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
Barbate River break location map and break info