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Ponzos Surf Guide

Ponzos in Galicia is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely

Ponzos Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
14.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ponzos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ponzos occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ponzos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in December while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% 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 Ponzos Location Map

Interactive Ponzos 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 Ponzos is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ponzos is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 74 km (46 miles) away.

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Ponzos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 January 2023, 02:20 Local Time
Saturday 28
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 15 14 9
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Ponzos

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

Wind History at Ponzos

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

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