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Playa de Caion break guidePhoto by: Xavi Serra

Playa de Caion Surf Guide

Playa de Caion in Galicia is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks favour rights. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Playa de Caion Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
15.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Caion:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Caion with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in December while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% 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 de Caion Location Map

Interactive Playa de Caion 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 Caion is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Caion is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Playa de Caion Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 04:40 Local Time
Friday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass glass cross cross-

Swell History at Playa de Caion

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

Wind History at Playa de Caion

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

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