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Playa de Candas Surf Guide

Playa de Candas in Asturias is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Often Crowded.

Playa de Candas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Candas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de Candas 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 Candas (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Candas 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 31% of the time in December while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
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 Candas Location Map

Interactive Playa de Candas 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 nearest passenger airport to Playa de Candas is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Playa de Candas is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 157 km (98 miles) away.

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Playa de Candas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 07:21 Local Time
Tuesday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
10
Wind State cross-
off
off cross-
off
cross-
on

Swell History at Playa de Candas

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

Wind History at Playa de Candas

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

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