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Playa de Patos (El Pico) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.6
Crowds: 1.6

Overall: 3.3

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Playa de Patos (El Pico) Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Thursday, 17 October 2019, 23:26 Local time
ThuFriday 18
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
SSW 15
SSE 10
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Playa de Patos(El Pico) in Galicia is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights as well as reef breaks offering better rights than lefts.. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nigran, 3 km from Playa de Patos (El Pico).

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Playa de Patos (El Pico) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vigo-Peinador, 18 km from Playa de Patos (El Pico).

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
12.8 °C

Current weather near Playa de Patos (El Pico)

Overall Playa de Patos (El Pico) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Playa de Patos (El Pico): see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Playa de Patos (El Pico): see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Playa de Patos (El Pico) Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Playa de Patos (El Pico):

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    11 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Patos (El Pico):

  • Closest city location
    Vigo (Spain)
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Cangas (Spain)
    8 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Redondela (Spain)
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Marin (Spain)
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Pontevedra (Spain)
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Patos (El Pico) is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Patos (El Pico) is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain is 133 km (83 miles) away.
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Patos (El Pico) and is 135 km (84 miles) away.
Playa de Patos (El Pico) break location map and break info

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