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Ria Foz break guidePhoto by: Daniel Cruz

Ria Foz Surf Guide

Ria Foz in Galicia is a reasonably exposed river break that has quite reliable surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northwest. The river breaks favour lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Watch out for rips near river.

Ria Foz Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ria Foz:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ria Foz occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ria Foz with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in January while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% 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).

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Interactive Ria Foz 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 Ria Foz is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 95 km (59 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ria Foz is Asturias (Aviles) Airport (OVD), also in Spain, 99 km (61 miles) away.

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Ria Foz Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 03:35 Local Time
Friday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 6 6
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Ria Foz

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

Wind History at Ria Foz

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

Ria Foz Reviews:

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Based on 7 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.8
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.2
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david from Spain
“Las olas son buenas en foz, si necesitais algo podeis ir a comprarlo a la tienda hola ola.”

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