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Los Locos ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.7

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Los Locos break guidePhoto by: Ibán

Los Locos Surf Guide

Los Locos in Cantabria is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from northeast winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Often Crowded. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Los Locos Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Los Locos:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Los Locos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 59% of the time in August while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
59%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Los Locos Location Map

Interactive Los Locos 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 Los Locos is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Los Locos is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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Los Locos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 30 October 2020, 17:50 Local Time
Friday 30Sat
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 2.4
NW
2.3
NW
2.1
NW
2.0
NW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 10
ESE 5
SSE 10
S
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Los Locos

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

Wind History at Los Locos

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

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