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Playa de Robayera Surf Guide

Playa de Robayera in Cantabria is an exposed river break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Prevailing left breaking waves at the river break. Best around low tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Playa de Robayera Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Robayera:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Robayera 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 50% of the time in December while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
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 Robayera Location Map

Interactive Playa de Robayera 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 Robayera is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Robayera is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Playa de Robayera Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 November 2021, 15:06 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
40
40
40
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Swell History at Playa de Robayera

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

Wind History at Playa de Robayera

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

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