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La Paloma Surf Guide

La Paloma in Asturias is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Likely to be crowded if working.

La Paloma Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Paloma:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Paloma 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 La Paloma (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Paloma 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 41% of the time in October while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
41%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Paloma Location Map

Interactive La Paloma 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 Paloma is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, 76 km (47 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Paloma is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG), also in Spain, 117 km (73 miles) away.

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La Paloma Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 3 July 2022, 19:06 Local Time
Sunday 03Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.1
NW
1.2
NNW
1.2
NNW
1.2
NNW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
15
20
15
15
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at La Paloma

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

Wind History at La Paloma

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

La Paloma Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.5
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s44.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s55.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Zeff. from Canada
“It was nice. Good wave by the point. Make sure the reef isn't too covered by the sand and there's a great place to grab food down the beach. Very cheap. Great beer. Had a blast!”

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