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Playa de Barrika ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Playa de Barrika Spot ID

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Playa de Barrika

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.7 °C

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Saturday, 10 October 2015, 21:44 Local time
Saturday 10Sun
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
E 15
E 15
SSE 20
Wind State off off cross cross-

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Playa de Barrika in Pais Vasco is a sheltered reef break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There is a left hand reef break. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Be aware that the sea here is polluted.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sopelana, 3 km from Playa de Barrika.

IS AT (local time)

Playa de Barrika Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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


Air temperature
20.3 °C

Current weather near Playa de Barrika

Overall Playa de Barrika Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Playa de Barrika Location Maps

Playa de Barrika Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Barrika:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Barrika:

Tide stations nearest to Playa de Barrika:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    23 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Playa de Barrika:

  • Closest ski area
    Lunada (Spain)
    38 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Alto Campoo (Spain)
    75 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Valdezcaray (Spain)
    80 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Picos De Europa (Spain)
    103 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    La Pierre Saint Martin (France)
    116 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Barrika:

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


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa de Barrika is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa de Barrika 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 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Playa de Barrika and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Playa de Barrika break location map and break info

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