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El Huerto ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.7

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El Huerto Surf Guide

El Huerto in Cantabria is an exposed point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

El Huerto Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
12.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Huerto:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Huerto occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf El Huerto (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing El Huerto with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in October while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Huerto Location Map

Interactive El Huerto 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 Huerto is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Huerto is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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El Huerto Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 18 January 2021, 01:01 Local Time
SunMonday 18
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.2
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
ESE 5
E 10
E
Wind State glass glass cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at El Huerto

Surf stats for El Huerto, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at El Huerto

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

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