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Playa de San Martin ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 2.9
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.2

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Playa de San Martin Surf Guide

Playa de San Martin in Asturias is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. Handles onshore winds better than most spots Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Playa de San Martin Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de San Martin:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de San Martin with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in October while 44% 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
45%
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
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 Martin Location Map

Interactive Playa de San Martin 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 Martin is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 74 km (46 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de San Martin is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD), also in Spain, 106 km (66 miles) away.

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Playa de San Martin Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:16 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.7
NE
1.6
NE
1.6
NE
1.5
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
E 25
ENE 25
ENE 20
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Playa de San Martin

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

Wind History at Playa de San Martin

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

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