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Playa de Brazomar Surf Guide

Playa de Brazomar in Cantabria is a quite exposed beach break that does not work very often. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Pollution may be a hazard at this break.

Playa de Brazomar Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Brazomar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de Brazomar occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Brazomar 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 35% of the time in January while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
23%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa de Brazomar Location Map

Interactive Playa de Brazomar 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 de Brazomar is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Brazomar is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Playa de Brazomar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 10:46 Local Time
Thursday 26
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.1
NW
1.3
NW
1.2
NW
1.5
NNW
Period (s) 9 9 9 11
Wind (km/h)
5
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Playa de Brazomar

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

Wind History at Playa de Brazomar

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

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