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Playa El Palmar ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.1
Crowds: 2.1

Overall: 3.6

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Playa El Palmar break guidePhoto by: mattes

Playa El Palmar Surf Guide

Playa El Palmar in Andalucia is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Poor surf in light onshore winds Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Playa El Palmar Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent18.8°C

Surfing Playa El Palmar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa El Palmar occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Playa El Palmar sea temperature, Playa El Palmar photographs, Playa El Palmar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa El Palmar webcams, current wind from Andalucia live weather stations and Playa El Palmar tide predictions. The Spain (Europe) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Europe) and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Spain (Europe) wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Playa El Palmar

Playa El Palmar Surf:

Friday, 29 May 2020, 16:29 Local time
Friday 29Sat
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
E 25
E 30
Wind State off off off off

Tide Times:

For Conil de la Frontera, 5 km from Playa El Palmar.

IS AT (local time)

Playa El Palmar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP5452, 32 km from Playa El Palmar.

moderate winds from the SSE

No report
Air temperature
27.5 °C

Current weather near Playa El Palmar

Overall Playa El Palmar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for Playa El Palmar: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Playa El Palmar: see the variation in direction and stength by month., Playa El Palmar photo

Playa El Palmar

Photo credit: mattes

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Playa El Palmar

Photo credit: mattes

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Playa El Palmar

Photo credit: fosky

NEXO Surfhouse, Playa El Palmar photo

Playa El Palmar

Photo credit: Ainhoa Ortega

Playa El Palmar Location Maps

Playa El Palmar Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Andalucia surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Playa El Palmar

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa El Palmar:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa El Palmar:

Tide stations nearest to Playa El Palmar:

  • Closest tide station
    Conil de la Frontera
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Barbate de Franco
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Chiclana de la Frontera
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    La Carraca
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    22 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa El Palmar is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa El Palmar is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Saniat Rmel (Tetouan) Airport (TTU) in Morocco is 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Playa El Palmar and is 113 km (70 miles) away.
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