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San Vicente Surf Guide

San Vicente in Cantabria is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded.

San Vicente Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
15.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Vicente:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing San Vicente 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 49% of the time in October while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% 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 Location Map

Interactive San Vicente 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 is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to San Vicente is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 119 km (74 miles) away.

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San Vicente Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 November 2021, 15:58 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at San Vicente

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

Wind History at San Vicente

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

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