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Playa de Penarronda break guidePhoto by: Nick Brick

Playa de Penarronda Surf Guide

Playa de Penarronda in Asturias is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Playa de Penarronda Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Penarronda:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Penarronda 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 56% of the time in December while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
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 Penarronda Location Map

Interactive Playa de Penarronda 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 Penarronda is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, 79 km (49 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Penarronda is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG), also in Spain, 114 km (71 miles) away.

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Playa de Penarronda Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 9 June 2023, 22:49 Local Time
FriSaturday 10
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 7 6 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Playa de Penarronda

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

Wind History at Playa de Penarronda

Wind stats for Playa de Penarronda, 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 Penarronda:

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