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Orrua ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Orrua (light winds from the ESE at San Sebastian-iguel 14 km from Orrua). 3.3m 14 s period swell from NW
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Light
6 km/h
ESE
Clean
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Orrua Surf Forecast / Pais Vasco / Spain

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Thursday 24 Jan 2019 CET

Orrua surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Orrua sea temperature is 12.2 °C (Statistics for 24 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.6 max: 13.7 min: 11.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.5
NW
3
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2.4
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3
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2.5
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2
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1.6
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1.6
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3.5
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4.5
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4.5
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Period(s) (?)1413121211111114139121414131110991011131514
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)418626391777236716519305389756151994875017746968052611848130095171910981801705891377495
Wind
(km/h)
5
NE
5
WNW
5
WSW
20
NW
15
NW
5
WNW
5
SW
5
NNW
10
WSW
30
WNW
30
WNW
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WNW
15
NW
15
WNW
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SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
15
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20
SSW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
glasscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
glasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
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oncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:00PM
3.80

7:20AM
4.03

7:49PM
3.60
8:11AM
3.77

8:42PM
3.36
9:06AM
3.45

9:40PM
3.13
10:09AM
3.16

10:47PM
2.96
11:22AM
2.94

12:02AM
2.89
12:39PM
2.87

1:13AM
2.94


Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:51PM
-0.14

1:05AM
0.09

1:40PM
0.07
1:55AM
0.31

2:31PM
0.34
2:49AM
0.56

3:27PM
0.62
3:50AM
0.82

4:31PM
0.87

5:02AM
1.00
5:42PM
1.03

6:21AM
1.06
6:55PM
1.05

7:32AM
0.99

Note: the tide data above is for Zumaia which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Orrua.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Orrua blow from the SSE.
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Summary
heavy rainlight rainrain shwrsmod. rainmod. rainrain shwrssome cloudsclearrain shwrsrain shwrsheavy rainheavy rainrain shwrslight rainrain shwrsmod. rainlight rainsome cloudssome cloudscloudyrain shwrsclearsome clouds
Rain (mm)
1429765--14111985773---3--
High °C
67111112121212101099999101091415141215
Low °C
6771112109109999998101081014111215
Chill °C (?)
56891011121287556678871314121114
Sunrise
8:32--8:30--8:30--8:29--8:27--8:26--8:26--8:25-
Sunset
-6:09--6:10--6:12--6:14--6:15--6:15--6:17--6:19
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 68mm), heaviest during Thu morning. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Fri afternoon, min 6°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the NW by Sun night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 43mm), heaviest during Sun night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Wed afternoon, min 8°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Orrua Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Orrua provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Orrua can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Orrua surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Orrua) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Orrua may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Orrua is 5 km (3 miles) from Zarautz. If you plan a holiday in Pais Vasco, look for hotels and other accommodation in Zarautz. Zarautz has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.