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Orrua ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Orrua Spot ID

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Orrua

Photo credit: Ortzi Omeñaka

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.4 °C

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Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 23:16 Local time
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11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.1
NW
1.1
NW
1.0
NW
1.0
NW
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
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Orrua in Pais Vasco is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. No beach break here and a right hand reef break too.. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rocks / rips and pollution.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Zumaia, 3 km from Orrua.

IS AT (local time)

Orrua Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Sebastián, 14 km from Orrua.

light winds from the NE

km/h
Air temperature
20.6 °C

Current weather near Orrua

Overall Orrua Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Tide stations nearest to Orrua:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    15 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Orrua:

  • Closest city location
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Eibar (Spain)
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Errenteria (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Durango (Spain)
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Galdakao (Spain)
    31 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Orrua is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Orrua is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Vitoria Airport (VIT) in Spain is 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Pamplona Airport (PNA), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Orrua and is 76 km (47 miles) away.
Orrua break location map and break info

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


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