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La Cabanita ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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La Cabanita break guide

La Cabanita Surf Guide

La Cabanita in Andalucia is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. A right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

La Cabanita Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Cabanita:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Cabanita occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Cabanita 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 45% of the time in January while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Cabanita Location Map

Interactive La Cabanita 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 La Cabanita is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Cabanita is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 91 km (57 miles) away.

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La Cabanita Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 06:56 Local Time
Tuesday 26
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.5
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
15
15
10
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at La Cabanita

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

Wind History at La Cabanita

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

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