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Playa de San Xurxo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Playa de San Xurxo Surf Guide

Playa de San Xurxo in Galicia is an exposed beach and point break that is often working and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks favour lefts and also offers a left hand point break too. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Playa de San Xurxo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and pointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
16.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de San Xurxo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de San Xurxo occur when a West-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 Xurxo (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de San Xurxo 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 39% of the time in December while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
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 Xurxo Location Map

Interactive Playa de San Xurxo 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 Xurxo is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de San Xurxo is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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Playa de San Xurxo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 09:01 Local Time
Sunday 20
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.0
W
2.5
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3.0
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3.5
W
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
30
35
35
35
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Playa de San Xurxo

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

Wind History at Playa de San Xurxo

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

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