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La Placa Surf Guide

La Placa in Andalucia is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Short period wind swells are the rule and the ideal wave direction is from the east northeast. A reef breaks right. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care to avoid the rocks.

La Placa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Placa:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Explore La Placa Location Map

Interactive La Placa 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 Placa is Alicante Airport (ALC) in Spain, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Placa is Murcia San Javier Airport (MJV), also in Spain, 74 km (46 miles) away.

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La Placa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 01:42 Local Time
WedThursday 18
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.4
NE
0.7
NE
Period (s) 4 5 2 4
Wind (km/h)
5
10
20
15
Wind State glass cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at La Placa

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

Wind History at La Placa

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To La Placa: