Playa de Barrika Spot ID
Best: Swell NW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C
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.
Overall Playa de Barrika Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- 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.
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.