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Playa la Carihuela break guidePhoto by: TONI LAGO

Playa la Carihuela Surf Guide

Playa la Carihuela in Andalucia is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. There is too little fetch for groundswells to form and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Playa la Carihuela Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa la Carihuela:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa la Carihuela occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Playa la Carihuela Location Map

Interactive Playa la Carihuela 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 la Carihuela is Malaga Airport (AGP) in Spain, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa la Carihuela is Granada Airport (GRX), also in Spain, 87 km (54 miles) away.

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Playa la Carihuela Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 14 August 2022, 05:47 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 3 4 5 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross-

Swell History at Playa la Carihuela

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

Wind History at Playa la Carihuela

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

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