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La Yerbabuena break guide

La Yerbabuena Surf Guide

La Yerbabuena in Andalucia is a fairly exposed point/rivermouth break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Often Crowded. Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

La Yerbabuena Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
16.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Yerbabuena:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Yerbabuena occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Yerbabuena with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in December while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 85% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Yerbabuena Location Map

Interactive La Yerbabuena 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 Yerbabuena is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Yerbabuena is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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La Yerbabuena Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 23 March 2023, 00:41 Local Time
WedThursday 23
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off cross-
off cross-

Swell History at La Yerbabuena

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

Wind History at La Yerbabuena

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

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