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Zahara de los Atunes break guidePhoto by: Jon Petri

Zahara de los Atunes Surf Guide

Zahara de los Atunes in Andalucia is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here.

Zahara de los Atunes Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Zahara de los Atunes:

The best conditions reported for surf at Zahara de los Atunes occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Zahara de los Atunes (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Zahara de los Atunes with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in October while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% 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 Zahara de los Atunes Location Map

Interactive Zahara de los Atunes 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 Zahara de los Atunes is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Zahara de los Atunes is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Zahara de los Atunes Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 14:03 Local Time
Friday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 6 6 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Zahara de los Atunes

Surf stats for Zahara de los Atunes, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Zahara de los Atunes

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

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