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Playa de Area ratings
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Playa de Area Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C

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Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 01:34 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 9 10 10 11
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 35
SW 30
SSW 40
Wind State cross cross-

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Playa de Area in Galicia is a sheltered beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vivero, 4 km from Playa de Area.

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Playa de Area Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mondonedo, 31 km from Playa de Area.

fresh winds from the SSW

Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Playa de Area

Overall Playa de Area Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Playa de Area: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Playa de Area: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Area:

  • Closest city location
    Naron (Spain)
    31 mi
  • Second closest city location
    El Ferrol (Spain)
    35 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Oleiros (Spain)
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lugo (Spain)
    48 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Culleredo (Spain)
    49 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Area is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Area is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Third is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Area and is 215 km (134 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa de Area, Galicia. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa de Area sea temperature, Playa de Area photographs, Playa de Area detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa de Area webcams, current wind from Galicia live weather stations and Playa de Area 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 de Area.