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Liencres break guidePhoto by: unai

Liencres Surf Guide

Liencres(Playa de Canallave) in Cantabria is an exposed beach break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of rocks / crowds.

Liencres Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
13.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Liencres:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Liencres 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 51% of the time in October while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% 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 Liencres Location Map

Interactive Liencres 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 Liencres is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Liencres is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Liencres Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 January 2023, 19:39 Local Time
SunMonday 30
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 13 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off cross-

Swell History at Liencres

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

Wind History at Liencres

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

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