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Playa do Rostro ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.0

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Playa do Rostro Surf Guide

Playa do Rostro in Galicia is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Playa do Rostro Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
13.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa do Rostro:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa do Rostro occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Playa do Rostro (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa do Rostro 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 32% of the time in October while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa do Rostro Location Map

Interactive Playa do Rostro 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 do Rostro is Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain, 70 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa do Rostro is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG), also in Spain, 81 km (50 miles) away.

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Playa do Rostro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 08:42 Local Time
Sunday 18
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 11 18 17
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SSE 15
Wind State off glass cross-

Swell History at Playa do Rostro

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

Wind History at Playa do Rostro

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

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