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Playa de Arrietara ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.9

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Playa de Arrietara Spot ID

sunset, Playa de Arrietara photo

Playa de Arrietara

Photo credit: TxMa

sunset, Playa de Arrietara photo

Playa de Arrietara

Photo credit: TxMa

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Playa de Arrietara

Photo credit: TxMa

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.4 °C

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Saturday, 20 April 2019, 08:11 Local time
Saturday 20
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
W 10
NW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Playa de Arrietara in Pais Vasco is a quite exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the north northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Beware of rips, rocks and pollution.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sopelana, 2 km from Playa de Arrietara.

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Playa de Arrietara Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bilbao Sondica Airport, 12 km from Playa de Arrietara.


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Air temperature
13.3 °C

Current weather near Playa de Arrietara

Overall Playa de Arrietara Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Playa de Arrietara Location Maps

Playa de Arrietara Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Arrietara:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Arrietara:

Tide stations nearest to Playa de Arrietara:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    22 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Playa de Arrietara:

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Arrietara:

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


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Arrietara is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Arrietara 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 Playa de Arrietara and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
Playa de Arrietara break location map and break info

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