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El Arenal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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El Arenal Surf Forecast / Cantabria / Spain

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Monday 20 Sep 2021 CEST
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El Arenal surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Arenal sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 21.7 min: 18.0 °C)
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El Arenal surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Arenal sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 21.7 min: 18.0 °C)

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How big are the waves at El Arenal today?

The current surf forecast for El Arenal at 12AM is: 1.6m 11s primary swell from a Northwest direction and 0.9m 6s secondary swell from a North-northwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm September 20). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (CEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (21 Sep)5ft (1.5m)11s
Afternoon (21 Sep)5ft (1.6m)11s
Evening (21 Sep)5ft (1.6m)11s

Table - waves today at El Arenal. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tue
28
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
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T spain.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
1.7
NW
1.7
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.5
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.4
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1
NW
1.1
NW
0.6
NW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
NW
0.9
NNW
0.7
NW
0.8
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
1.1
NNW
1
NW
1
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NNW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.9
NW
0.8
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
1.4
NW
1.7
NW
1.8
NW
2
NW
2.1
NW
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10
NNW
15
NNW
10
NW
10
N
5
NW
10
W
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
NW
5
NE
0
NE
10
SW
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
NNE
20
NE
15
ENE
10
E
5
S
5
SSW
10
SSW
5
SW
10
N
10
NE
15
ENE
10
E
5
SE
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
ENE
15
NE
10
E
15
ESE
5
SSE
5
S
0
W
5
SW
10
SW
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
SW
10
WSW
10
SSW
5
WSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
N
10
N
0
E
10
SSE
5
SE
5
SSE
5
S
5
SSE
10
NNE
10
NE
5
ENE
5
SE
5
SE
ononononglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
offglassglasscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
crossoffoff
5:09PM
3.85
5:30AM
3.66
5:44PM
3.90
6:03AM
3.70
6:17PM
3.87
6:34AM
3.67
6:49PM
3.75
7:05AM
3.58
7:21PM
3.57
7:36AM
3.43
7:53PM
3.34
8:08AM
3.24
8:28PM
3.07
8:44AM
3.01
9:07PM
2.80
11:23PM
0.10
11:33AM
0.19
11:56PM
0.08
12:07PM
0.16
12:28AM
0.13
12:39PM
0.21
12:59AM
0.26
1:11PM
0.33
1:29AM
0.44
1:44PM
0.51
2:00AM
0.66
2:19PM
0.74
2:34AM
0.91
2:58PM
0.98

Note: the tide data above is for Santa Cruz de Bezana which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Arenal.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at El Arenal blow from the SSE

Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tue
28
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