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Playa de Esteiro ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Playa de Esteiro break guidePhoto by: Borja

Playa de Esteiro Surf Guide

Playa de Esteiro in Galicia is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. 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. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Playa de Esteiro Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Esteiro:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Esteiro with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in September while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
36%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
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 Esteiro Location Map

Interactive Playa de Esteiro 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 Esteiro is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 77 km (48 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Esteiro is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 114 km (71 miles) away.

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Playa de Esteiro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 05:48 Local Time
Sunday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.7
WSW
2.0
WSW
1.6
WNW
2.0
WNW
Period (s) 7 8 12 11
Wind (km/h)
30
25
30
35
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Playa de Esteiro

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

Wind History at Playa de Esteiro

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

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