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Playa de Malpica ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 4.1

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Playa de Malpica break guidePhoto by: Fernando Gómez Pose

Playa de Malpica Surf Guide

Playa de Malpica in Galicia is a fairly exposed beach break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the south with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Rarely crowded here.

Playa de Malpica Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Playa de Malpica:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Playa de Malpica sea temperature, Playa de Malpica photographs, Playa de Malpica detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa de Malpica webcams, current wind from Galicia live weather stations and Playa de Malpica tide predictions. The Spain (Europe) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Europe) and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Spain (Europe) wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Playa de Malpica

Playa de Malpica Surf:

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 14:22 Local time
Saturday 30
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
NE 15
NNE 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Malpica (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Playa de Malpica Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Laracha, 27 km from Playa de Malpica.


Air temperature
34 °C

Current weather near Playa de Malpica

Overall Playa de Malpica Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Playa de Malpica: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Playa de Malpica: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Playa de Malpica Location Maps

Playa de Malpica Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Malpica:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Malpica:

Tide stations nearest to Playa de Malpica:

  • Closest tide station
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    La Coruna
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    23 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    25 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Malpica is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Malpica is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vigo Airport (VGO), also in Spain, 123 km (76 miles) away.
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