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Playa de Tagle ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Playa de Tagle Surf Guide

Playa de Tagle in Cantabria is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Playa de Tagle Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Tagle:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Tagle 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 51% of the time in October while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
51%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Playa de Tagle 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 Tagle is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Tagle is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 97 km (60 miles) away.

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Playa de Tagle Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 06:58 Local Time
Sunday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.4
WNW
0.3
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
Period (s) 11 13 13 18
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SE 10
E 25
NE
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Playa de Tagle

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

Wind History at Playa de Tagle

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

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