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Playa de Traba ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.8

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Playa de Traba Surf Guide

Playa de Traba in Galicia is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Playa de Traba Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Traba:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Traba with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in February while 67% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
67%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
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 Traba Location Map

Interactive Playa de Traba 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 Traba is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Traba is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 61 km (38 miles) away.

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Playa de Traba Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 03:39 Local Time
Sunday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.7
WSW
1.5
WNW
2.3
W
3.0
W
Period (s) 7 12 11 10
Wind (km/h)
25
25
30
35
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Playa de Traba

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

Wind History at Playa de Traba

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

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