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Playa de la Griega Surf Guide

Playa de la Griega in Asturias is a sheltered beach break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south with some shelter here from east winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Playa de la Griega Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de la Griega:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de la Griega 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 14% of the time in February while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
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 la Griega Location Map

Interactive Playa de la Griega 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 la Griega is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD) in Spain, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de la Griega is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 116 km (72 miles) away.

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Playa de la Griega Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 22:38 Local Time
ThuFriday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
1.2
NNW
1.1
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.6
NW
Period (s) 7 7 7 6
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
5
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

Swell History at Playa de la Griega

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

Wind History at Playa de la Griega

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

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