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Playa de Salinas break guidePhoto by: Luis javier

Playa de Salinas Surf Guide

Playa de Salinas in Asturias is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include crowds,polluiton.

Playa de Salinas Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
13.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Salinas:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Salinas 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 46% of the time in October while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% 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 Salinas Location Map

Interactive Playa de Salinas 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 Salinas is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Salinas is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 172 km (107 miles) away.

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Playa de Salinas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 31 March 2023, 11:40 Local Time
Friday 31
Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 14 14 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Playa de Salinas

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

Wind History at Playa de Salinas

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

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