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Latitude: 43° 36.763' N
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Easy to find on the road C646 at Valdovino. There are several access points for the beach.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Always something to surf here. The beach is large and has several points of access. A lot of peaks up and down the beach, so look for whatever is working when you're there.
Good waves on S end at low tide beside lighthouse when rest of coast is too big (8ft+). Useful channel to the left.
Valdoviño is one of the most dangerous beachs in the region due to REALLY BAD RIPS.(when over 5ft) You may find yourself taking a tour up the Galician coastline if you surf the N end. Headland, past hotel up the coast offers excellent view of unsurfable right hander. Have seen it at 8 metres. Biggest wave I have ever seen!!!
Have seen N end of beach 12ft+ and S end beside lighthouse is a nice 4ft. THE place to go when its huge(nearly all the time in Winter)
By loki , 08-09-2010
great place - love valdovino. beautiful beach, great waves, nice people. and always remember - locals and touristas, girls and boys: show respect in the water, share your waves!
By silvereye , 20-03-2010
seeker surf camp is on this beach - I love it, the boys cook up a good meal and we wake up overlooking the break. Sometime a bit big but the area has good options for different wind. See ya!