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Valdovino ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Valdovino Surf Guide

Valdovino(Playa de Frouxeira) in Galicia is a fairly exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from west winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rocks and rips.

Valdovino Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
13.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Valdovino:

The best conditions reported for surf at Valdovino 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 Valdovino (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Valdovino with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Valdovino Location Map

Interactive Valdovino 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 Valdovino is A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG) in Spain, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Valdovino is Santiago Airport (SCQ), also in Spain, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Valdovino Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 21:52 Local Time
MonTuesday 18
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.9
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.3
NW
1.6
WNW
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
ENE 20
E 20
ENE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Valdovino

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

Wind History at Valdovino

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    10km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    11km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Valdovino: