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Playa de Montalbo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.9
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.7

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Playa de Montalbo Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C

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Thursday, 17 October 2019, 23:31 Local time
ThuFriday 18
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
SSW 15
S 10
Wind State on on cross-

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Playa de Montalbo in Galicia is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore.. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sanxenxo, 5 km from Playa de Montalbo.

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Playa de Montalbo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pontevedra, 18 km from Playa de Montalbo.


Air temperature
13.2 °C

Current weather near Playa de Montalbo

Overall Playa de Montalbo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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

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Tide stations nearest to Playa de Montalbo:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    8 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Montalbo:

  • Closest city location
    Marin (Spain)
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Cangas (Spain)
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Pontevedra (Spain)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Villagarcia (Spain)
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Vigo (Spain)
    15 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Montalbo is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Montalbo is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores is 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Montalbo and is 158 km (98 miles) away.
Playa de Montalbo break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa de Montalbo, Galicia. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa de Montalbo sea temperature, Playa de Montalbo photographs, Playa de Montalbo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa de Montalbo webcams, current wind from Galicia live weather stations and Playa de Montalbo 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 Montalbo.