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Faro de Trafalgar ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Faro de Trafalgar break guidePhoto by: antonio lopez vela

Faro de Trafalgar Surf Guide

Faro de Trafalgar in Andalucia is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Faro de Trafalgar Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Faro de Trafalgar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Faro de Trafalgar occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Faro de Trafalgar (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Faro de Trafalgar 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 22% of the time in January while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 50% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
50%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Faro de Trafalgar Location Map

Interactive Faro de Trafalgar 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 Faro de Trafalgar is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Faro de Trafalgar is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Faro de Trafalgar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 06:16 Local Time
Wednesday 14
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.6
W
0.7
W
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 35
E 35
E 30
E 30
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Faro de Trafalgar

Surf stats for Faro de Trafalgar, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Faro de Trafalgar

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

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