Menakoz ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

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Menakoz Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Pais Vasco, Spain)

Meñakoz 06 01 2005 Big Swell, Menakoz photo

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Menakoz photo

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Menakoz Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.5 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 22:03 Local time

Monday 30 Tue
5PM 8PM 11PM 2AM
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 12 12 13 13
Wind (km/h) 50
WNW 25
WNW 15
WSW 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Menakoz in Pais Vasco is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. There is no reef break. Often Crowded. Watch out for rips / rocks.

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For Sopelana, 4 km from Menakoz.

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Live Weather:

At Bilbao Sondica Airport, 13 km from Menakoz.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
13.9 °C

Current weather near Menakoz

Overall Menakoz Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Menakoz:

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Closest break Playa de Barrika 1 mi
Second closest break Plentzia 1 mi
Third closest break Barinatxe - La Salvaje 2 mi
Fourth closest break Playa de Arrietara 2 mi
Fifth closest break Sopelana 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Menakoz:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 159 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 390 mi
Third closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 400 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 448 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 485 mi

Tide stations nearest to Menakoz:

Closest tide station Sopelana 2 mi
Second closest tide station Bilbao 7 mi
Third closest tide station Zierbena 7 mi
Fourth closest tide station Bermeo 12 mi
Fifth closest tide station Laredo 23 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Menakoz:

Closest ski area Lunada (Spain) 39 mi
Second closest ski area Alto Campoo (Spain) 76 mi
Third closest ski area Valdezcaray (Spain) 80 mi
Fourth closest ski area Picos De Europa (Spain) 104 mi
Fifth closest ski area La Pierre Saint Martin (France) 116 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Menakoz:

Closest city location Getxo (Spain) 4 mi
Second closest city location Algorta (Spain) 5 mi
Third closest city location Leioa (Spain) 6 mi
Fourth closest city location Portugalete (Spain) 7 mi
Fifth closest city location Santurtzi (Spain) 7 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Menakoz is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Menakoz is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain is 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Menakoz and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
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