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Playa de Gerra ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 2.9

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Playa de Gerra break guidePhoto by: Jesus

Playa de Gerra Surf Guide

Playa de Gerra in Cantabria is an exposed beach break that is often working and works all around the year. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Playa de Gerra Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
12.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Gerra:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Gerra 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 49% of the time in October while 40% 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
49%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
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 Gerra Location Map

Interactive Playa de Gerra 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 Gerra is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Gerra is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 118 km (73 miles) away.

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Playa de Gerra Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 07:13 Local Time
Sunday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.3
NW
0.3
NW
0.5
NW
0.4
NW
Period (s) 13 13 13 18
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 10
SE 15
E 20
ENE
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Playa de Gerra

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

Wind History at Playa de Gerra

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

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