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Playa de San Juan ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.1
Crowds: 1.4

Overall: 3.3

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Playa de San Juan break guidePhoto by: antiadx

Playa de San Juan Surf Guide

Playa de San Juan/Espartal in Asturias is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Surfable in an onshore breeze Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of crowds and pollution.

Playa de San Juan Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
12.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de San Juan:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa de San Juan 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.
clean
46%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
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 Juan Location Map

Interactive Playa de San Juan 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 Juan is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, which is 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de San Juan is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 172 km (107 miles) away.

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Playa de San Juan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 05:55 Local Time
Tuesday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.5
NNW
1.5
NNW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 5
S 0
SE 5
NNE
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Playa de San Juan

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

Wind History at Playa de San Juan

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

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