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El Masnou Surf Guide

El Masnou in Catalunia is an exposed sandbar break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells provide any waves and the ideal wave direction is from the east southeast. The sandbar breaks peel to the left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

El Masnou Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
23.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Masnou:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Masnou occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore El Masnou Location Map

Interactive El Masnou 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 El Masnou is Barcelona Airport (BCN) in Spain, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Masnou is Girona (Gerona) Airport (GRO), also in Spain, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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El Masnou Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 09:09 Local Time
Tuesday 05
Wave (m)
Period (s) 4 4 2 4
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-
on cross-

Swell History at El Masnou

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

Wind History at El Masnou

Wind stats for El Masnou, 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 El Masnou. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
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    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s21.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To El Masnou: