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Playa de Doninos ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 4.4
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 3.1

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Playa de Doninos break guidePhoto by: Arturo

Playa de Doninos Surf Guide

Playa de Doninos in Galicia is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Playa de Doninos Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
14.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Doninos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de Doninos occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Doninos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in September while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
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 Doninos Location Map

Interactive Playa de Doninos 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 Doninos is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Doninos is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 67 km (42 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Playa de Doninos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 22:51 Local Time
TueWednesday 02
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
1.0
NW
Period (s) 10 10 12 11
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 25
NE 25
NE 25
NE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Playa de Doninos

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

Wind History at Playa de Doninos

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Playa de Doninos. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Playa de Doninos: