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Playa de San Cibrao ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 4.7

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Playa de San Cibrao break guidePhoto by: Alvaro

Playa de San Cibrao Surf Guide

Playa de San Cibrao in Galicia is a quite exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Prevailing left breaking waves at the beach break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Playa de San Cibrao Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
12.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de San Cibrao:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de San Cibrao 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 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% 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 San Cibrao Location Map

Interactive Playa de San Cibrao 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 San Cibrao is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 86 km (53 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de San Cibrao is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD), also in Spain, 116 km (72 miles) away.

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Playa de San Cibrao Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 09:04 Local Time
Monday 19
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 0
NNE 15
NNE 10
N 5
Wind State glass cross-
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Swell History at Playa de San Cibrao

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

Wind History at Playa de San Cibrao

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

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