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Playa de Barra ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Playa de Barra Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.9 °C

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Friday, 24 January 2020, 03:46 Local time
Friday 24
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
E 10
E 5
Wind State cross-

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Playa de Barra in Galicia is a sheltered beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cangas, 2 km from Playa de Barra.

IS AT (local time)

Playa de Barra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vigo/Peinador Airport, 16 km from Playa de Barra.


Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Playa de Barra

Overall Playa de Barra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


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

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

Playa de Barra Location Maps

Playa de Barra Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Playa de Barra:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    10 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Barra is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Barra is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Barra and is 142 km (88 miles) away.
Playa de Barra break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa de Barra, Galicia. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa de Barra sea temperature, Playa de Barra photographs, Playa de Barra detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa de Barra webcams, current wind from Galicia live weather stations and Playa de Barra 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 Barra.