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Playa de San Lorenzo break guidePhoto by: jose

Playa de San Lorenzo Surf Guide

Playa de San Lorenzo in Asturias is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the south with some shelter here from west winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rocks,crowds,pollution.

Playa de San Lorenzo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de San Lorenzo:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de San Lorenzo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in January while 62% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
62%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
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 Lorenzo Location Map

Interactive Playa de San Lorenzo 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 nearest passenger airport to Playa de San Lorenzo is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Playa de San Lorenzo is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 150 km (93 miles) away.

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Playa de San Lorenzo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 05:54 Local Time
Tuesday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
5
Wind State cross-
off
off glass cross-
on

Swell History at Playa de San Lorenzo

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

Wind History at Playa de San Lorenzo

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

Playa de San Lorenzo Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 17 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.4
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s32.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.2
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.1
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s22.4
  • Crowds:Icon  s21.9
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Rick from Spain
“Acampada libre no. Hay aparcamiento libre al final de la playa y un camping”

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