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Playa Poniente break guidePhoto by: mike

Playa Poniente Surf Guide

Playa Poniente in Valencia is an exposed beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest with some shelter here from west winds. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rips, rocks.

Playa Poniente Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Poniente:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Poniente occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Playa Poniente Location Map

Interactive Playa Poniente 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 Playa Poniente is Alicante Airport (ALC) in Spain, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa Poniente is Murcia San Javier Airport (MJV), also in Spain, 102 km (63 miles) away.

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Playa Poniente Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 01:33 Local Time
WedThursday 18
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.4
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.6
NE
Period (s) 5 5 6 5
Wind (km/h)
10
20
20
15
Wind State off cross cross cross

Swell History at Playa Poniente

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

Wind History at Playa Poniente

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

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