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Playa de Oyambre break guidePhoto by: javi06

Playa de Oyambre Surf Guide

Playa de Oyambre in Cantabria is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Playa de Oyambre Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Oyambre:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Oyambre 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 31% of the time in January while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
12%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
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 Oyambre Location Map

Interactive Playa de Oyambre 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 Oyambre is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Oyambre is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 116 km (72 miles) away.

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Playa de Oyambre Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 November 2021, 16:03 Local Time
Saturday 27Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
5.5
NNW
5.5
NNW
5.5
NNW
5.5
NNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
40
35
35
35
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Swell History at Playa de Oyambre

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

Wind History at Playa de Oyambre

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

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