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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 17:44 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
S 15
Wind State off cross-
cross cross-

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Islares in Spain - Cantabria is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks favour rights. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rocks, current.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Laredo, 9 km from Islares.

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Islares Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santullan Castro Urdiales wx, 10 km from Islares.

wind obs. (9.3 kph from 75 degs) was rejected

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
15.0 °C

Current weather near Islares

Overall Islares Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Tide stations nearest to Islares:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Islares:

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Town and city forecasts close to Islares:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Santurtzi (Spain)
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Algorta (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Getxo (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Portugalete (Spain)
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Islares is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Islares is Santander Airport (SDR), also in Spain, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Vitoria Airport (VIT) in Spain, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Islares and is 145 km (90 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Islares, Cantabria. Use the tab navigation above to view Islares sea temperature, Islares photographs, Islares detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Islares webcams, current wind from Cantabria live weather stations and Islares tide predictions. The Spain (Europe) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Europe) 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 Spain (Europe) 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 Islares.