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Playa de Castro ratings
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Playa de Castro Surf Guide

Playa de Castro in Galicia is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

Playa de Castro Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Castro:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Castro with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 39% of the time in October while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
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 Castro Location Map

Interactive Playa de Castro 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 Castro is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 73 km (45 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Castro is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 110 km (68 miles) away.

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Playa de Castro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 06:49 Local Time
Sunday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.6
WSW
1.6
W
1.9
W
2.3
W
Period (s) 7 8 11 10
Wind (km/h)
30
25
30
35
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Playa de Castro

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

Wind History at Playa de Castro

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

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