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Playa de Sabon break guidePhoto by: Gabriel Baiz

Playa de Sabon Surf Guide

Playa de Sabon in Galicia is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Able to handle light onshore wind Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Pollution may be a hazard at this break.

Playa de Sabon Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
16.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Sabon:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de Sabon occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Sabon 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 38% of the time in December while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% 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 Sabon Location Map

Interactive Playa de Sabon 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 Sabon is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Sabon is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Playa de Sabon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 8 June 2023, 14:38 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 8 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross cross-

Swell History at Playa de Sabon

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

Wind History at Playa de Sabon

Wind stats for Playa de Sabon, 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 Sabon:

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