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Playa de Carino ratings
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Playa de Carino Surf Guide

Playa de Carino in Galicia is a very sheltered beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Playa de Carino Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Carino:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Carino with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in February while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 56% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
56%
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 Carino Location Map

Interactive Playa de Carino 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 Carino is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 63 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Carino is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 103 km (64 miles) away.

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Playa de Carino Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 14:18 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.7
NE
1.7
NE
1.7
NE
1.7
NE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 50
E 50
E 50
ENE 50
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Playa de Carino

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

Wind History at Playa de Carino

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

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