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Megalo Plakoto (Ios) ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.6

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Megalo Plakoto (Ios) Surf Guide

Megalo Plakoto (Ios) in Aegean Sea is a reasonably exposed sandbar break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the south with some shelter here from west winds. Able to handle light onshore wind Short period wind swells are the rule and the ideal wave angle is from the north. The sandbar break offers both left and right hand waves. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Megalo Plakoto (Ios) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Megalo Plakoto (Ios):

The best conditions reported for surf at Megalo Plakoto (Ios) occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Megalo Plakoto (Ios) Location Map

Interactive Megalo Plakoto (Ios) 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 Megalo Plakoto (Ios) is Santorini Airport (JTR) in Greece, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Megalo Plakoto (Ios) is Mikonos (Mykonos) Airport (JMK), also in Greece, 72 km (45 miles) away.

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Megalo Plakoto (Ios) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 April 2021, 15:16 Local Time
Saturday 10
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 1.1
N
1.0
N
0.9
N
0.7
N
Period (s) 5 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 45
N 40
N 35
N 30
N
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Swell History at Megalo Plakoto (Ios)

Surf stats for Megalo Plakoto (Ios), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Megalo Plakoto (Ios)

Wind stats for Megalo Plakoto (Ios), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.