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Bidart ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.6

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Bidart Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.5 °C

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Saturday, 28 May 2016, 02:06 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 10
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Bidart in La Cote Basque is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips, rocks and pollution.

France wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bidart, 1 km from Bidart.

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Bidart Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Biarritz Anglet, 6 km from Bidart.

light winds from the WSW

Clear skies
Air temperature
17.1 °C

Current weather near Bidart

Overall Bidart Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Bidart:


  • The closest passenger airport to Bidart is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bidart is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 19 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Pamplona Airport (PNA) in Spain, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF) in France is 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Bidart and is 108 km (67 miles) away.
Bidart break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bidart, La Cote Basque. Use the tab navigation above to view Bidart sea temperature, Bidart photographs, Bidart detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bidart webcams, current wind from La Cote Basque live weather stations and Bidart tide predictions. The France swell maps link will open up the big picture showing France and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from France wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Bidart.

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