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Barinatxe - La Salvaje ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.4
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 1.4

Overall: 3.6

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Barinatxe - La Salvaje

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.7 °C

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Sunday, 15 July 2018, 21:51 Local time
SunMonday 16
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 9 9 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 20
W 20
W 25
Wind State cross-

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La Salvaje(Playa de Barinatxe) in Pais Vasco is an exposed beach and reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break favours left handers as well as reef breaks offering better rights than lefts.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sopelana, 2 km from Barinatxe - La Salvaje.

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Barinatxe - La Salvaje Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bilbao Sondica Airport, 11 km from Barinatxe - La Salvaje.

light winds from the NNW

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Air temperature
21.6 °C

Current weather near Barinatxe - La Salvaje

Overall Barinatxe - La Salvaje Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Barinatxe - La Salvaje Location Maps

Barinatxe - La Salvaje Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Barinatxe - La Salvaje:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    22 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Barinatxe - La Salvaje:

  • Closest city location
    Getxo (Spain)
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Algorta (Spain)
    3 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Leioa (Spain)
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Portugalete (Spain)
    5 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Santurtzi (Spain)
    5 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Barinatxe - La Salvaje is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barinatxe - La Salvaje is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Barinatxe - La Salvaje and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barinatxe - La Salvaje, Pais Vasco. Use the tab navigation above to view Barinatxe - La Salvaje sea temperature, Barinatxe - La Salvaje photographs, Barinatxe - La Salvaje detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barinatxe - La Salvaje webcams, current wind from Pais Vasco live weather stations and Barinatxe - La Salvaje 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 Barinatxe - La Salvaje.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.