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El Sunset (Benalmádena) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 3.1

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El Sunset (Benalmádena) Surf Forecast / Andalucia / Spain

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Thursday 06 May 2021 CEST
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El Sunset (Benalmádena) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Sunset (Benalmádena) sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.3 min: 16.2 °C)
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El Sunset (Benalmádena) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Sunset (Benalmádena) sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.3 min: 16.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 10 km from El Sunset (Benalmádena) has become light (light winds from the W at Malaga Airport). Waves should be turning clean at El Sunset (Benalmádena).

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Actual: 46 min ago

Light
9 km/h
W
Clean
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How big are the waves at El Sunset (Benalmádena) today?

The current surf forecast for El Sunset (Benalmádena) at 10AM is: 0.1m 5s primary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 07:00am May 06). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (CEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)0.5ft (0.1m)5s
Afternoon (06 May)0.5ft (0.1m)5s
Evening (06 May)0.5ft (0.1m)6s

Table - waves today at El Sunset (Benalmádena). (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
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
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T spain.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T spain.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
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E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
SE
0.2
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.3
E
0.2
E
1.3
SW
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.5
SW
0.1
E
0.3
SW
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.1
SW
0.2
WSW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.4
SW
0.2
SSW
0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.1
E
0.1
SW
0.4
SW
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0
N
5
WNW
10
SSW
10
SSW
15
SSW
10
SW
5
WSW
5
WSW
0
NW
5
NW
5
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
5
SW
0
NNE
5
NE
5
NNE
5
ESE
10
SE
10
E
5
ESE
20
SW
10
SW
5
W
5
WSW
20
WSW
35
SW
35
SW
25
WSW
20
W
15
W
15
W
10
WNW
15
WSW
25
SW
35
WSW
25
W
20
W
15
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
20
NW
15
W
20
WSW
20
WNW
20
NW
20
NNW
20
NW
10
NNW
5
NNW
10
S
10
SSW
10
WSW
15
WSW
10
WNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
WNW
25
WSW
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on
crosscrosscrossglasscross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglassglassglassglassoncross-
on
glasscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
12:49PM
0.48
1:25AM
0.53
1:39PM
0.51
2:02AM
0.55
2:20PM
0.53
2:34AM
0.57
2:55PM
0.55
3:03AM
0.59
3:28PM
0.57
3:31AM
0.60
4:00PM
0.57
4:00AM
0.60
4:32PM
0.57
4:29AM
0.59
6:51AM
0.21
7:03PM
0.16
7:38AM
0.17
7:46PM
0.14
8:15AM
0.14
8:23PM
0.13
8:48AM
0.11
8:55PM
0.12
9:18AM
0.08
9:27PM
0.12
9:48AM
0.07
9:57PM
0.13
10:18AM
0.06
10:28PM
0.14
10:49AM
0.06

Note: the tide data above is for Benalmadena which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Sunset (Benalmádena).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at El Sunset (Benalmádena) blow from the NW

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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