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Playa de Luanco Surf Guide

Playa de Luanco in Asturias is a sheltered reef break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A right hand reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Playa de Luanco Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Luanco:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Luanco with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 46% of the time in January while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 25% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
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 Luanco Location Map

Interactive Playa de Luanco 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 nearest passenger airport to Playa de Luanco is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Playa de Luanco is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 160 km (99 miles) away.

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Playa de Luanco Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 22:04 Local Time
ThuFriday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross-

Swell History at Playa de Luanco

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

Wind History at Playa de Luanco

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

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