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Laredo break guidePhoto by: Josines

Laredo Surf Guide

Laredo(Playa de Salve) in Cantabria is a sheltered beach break that has reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

Laredo Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Laredo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Laredo occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Laredo 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 36% of the time in January while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 47% 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 Laredo Location Map

Interactive Laredo 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 Laredo is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Laredo is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Laredo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 June 2023, 19:40 Local Time
Saturday 10Sun
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 7 3 4
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Laredo

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

Wind History at Laredo

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Laredo. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
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    Reliability: consistent
    8km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s22.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Laredo:

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