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Playa Rapadoira ratings
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Playa Rapadoira Surf Guide

Playa Rapadoira in Galicia is a fairly exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The river breaks favour rights. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips near river.

Playa Rapadoira Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Rapadoira:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Rapadoira occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa Rapadoira with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in January while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% 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 Playa Rapadoira Location Map

Interactive Playa Rapadoira 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 Rapadoira is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 96 km (60 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa Rapadoira is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD), also in Spain, 98 km (61 miles) away.

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Playa Rapadoira Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 06:43 Local Time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 8 12 12 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off off

Swell History at Playa Rapadoira

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

Wind History at Playa Rapadoira

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

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