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Playa de Penarrubia Surf Guide

Playa de Penarrubia in Asturias is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rocks and pollution.

Playa de Penarrubia Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Penarrubia:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de Penarrubia occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Penarrubia with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in October while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
36%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
28%
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 Penarrubia Location Map

Interactive Playa de Penarrubia 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 nearest passenger airport to Playa de Penarrubia is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Playa de Penarrubia is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 147 km (91 miles) away.

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Playa de Penarrubia Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 21:12 Local Time
ThuFriday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.9
NW
0.9
N
0.8
NW
0.6
NW
Period (s) 7 7 7 6
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
5
Wind State glass cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Playa de Penarrubia

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

Wind History at Playa de Penarrubia

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

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