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Playa de Otur ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Playa de Otur Surf Guide

Playa de Otur in Asturias is a sheltered beach break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the south with some shelter here from west winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure 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's sometimes crowded here.

Playa de Otur Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
12.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Otur:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Otur 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 26% of the time in December while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
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 Otur Location Map

Interactive Playa de Otur 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 Otur is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Otur is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG), also in Spain, 147 km (91 miles) away.

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Playa de Otur Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 10:01 Local Time
Tuesday 13
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.3
NNW
0.1
NW
0.2
NNW
0.1
NW
Period (s) 8 12 8 12
Wind (km/h) 10
E 15
ENE 15
ENE 10
E
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Playa de Otur

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

Wind History at Playa de Otur

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Playa de Otur:

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.