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El Caño de la Culata Surf Guide

El Caño de la Culata in Andalucia is a sheltered beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

El Caño de la Culata Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Caño de la Culata:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Caño de la Culata occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf El Caño de la Culata (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Caño de la Culata with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
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Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
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Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
100%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Caño de la Culata Location Map

Interactive El Caño de la Culata surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to El Caño de la Culata is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, 83 km (52 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Caño de la Culata is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 103 km (64 miles) away.

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El Caño de la Culata Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 16:10 Local Time
Saturday 08Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 15
WSW 20
SW 15
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Wind State on cross-
on
on cross

Swell History at El Caño de la Culata

Surf stats for El Caño de la Culata, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at El Caño de la Culata

Wind stats for El Caño de la Culata, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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