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San Vicente Rivermouth Surf Guide

San Vicente Rivermouth in Cantabria is a fairly exposed river break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The river breaks are all lefts. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

San Vicente Rivermouth Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Vicente Rivermouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Vicente Rivermouth 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 San Vicente Rivermouth (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing San Vicente Rivermouth 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 26% of the time in January while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% 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 San Vicente Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive San Vicente Rivermouth 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 San Vicente Rivermouth is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to San Vicente Rivermouth is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 120 km (75 miles) away.

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San Vicente Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 11:44 Local Time
Thursday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at San Vicente Rivermouth

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

Wind History at San Vicente Rivermouth

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

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