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Playa de Fonforron ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.3

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Playa de Fonforron Surf Guide

Playa de Fonforron in Galicia is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break favours right handers. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Playa de Fonforron Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Fonforron:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Fonforron 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 47% of the time in December while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
34%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
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 Fonforron Location Map

Interactive Playa de Fonforron 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 Fonforron is Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Fonforron is Vigo Airport (VGO), also in Spain, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Playa de Fonforron Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 16:10 Local Time
Wednesday 14Thu
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.7
SW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.0
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 5
NNE 15
ENE 15
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
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on
cross

Swell History at Playa de Fonforron

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

Wind History at Playa de Fonforron

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

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