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La Arena ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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La Arena Spot ID

Playa de La Arena photo

La Arena

Photo credit: Hares

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.9 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 09:51 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 12 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 10
NNE 10
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La Arena in Pais Vasco is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Zierbena, 3 km from La Arena.

IS AT (local time)

La Arena Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santullan Castro Urdiales wx, 8 km from La Arena.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
17.7 °C

Current weather near La Arena

Overall La Arena Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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La Arena Location Maps

La Arena Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to La Arena:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    18 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to La Arena:

  • Closest city location
    Santurtzi (Spain)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Portugalete (Spain)
    5 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Algorta (Spain)
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Getxo (Spain)
    6 mi
La Arena break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Arena, Pais Vasco. Use the tab navigation above to view La Arena sea temperature, La Arena photographs, La Arena detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Arena webcams, current wind from Pais Vasco live weather stations and La Arena 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 La Arena.