Punta Galea ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Punta Galea Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Pais Vasco, Spain)

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Punta Galea Spot ID:

Type: point/jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.8 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 12:57 Local time

Friday 27
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
SSW 30
W 20
Wind State off cross-
cross cross-

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Punta Galea in Pais Vasco is a fairly exposed point/jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks,polluiton.

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Tide Times:

For Bilbao, Spain, 3 km from Punta Galea.

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At Bilbao Sondica Airport, 10 km from Punta Galea.


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Air temperature
10.4 °C

Current weather near Punta Galea

Overall Punta Galea Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Punta Galea:

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Closest break Playa de Arrigunaga 1 mi
Second closest break Playa de Ereaga 1 mi
Third closest break Playa de Aizkorri 2 mi
Fourth closest break Barinatxe - La Salvaje 2 mi
Fifth closest break Playa de Arrietara 3 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Punta Galea:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 160 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 390 mi
Third closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 402 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 452 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 488 mi

Tide stations nearest to Punta Galea:

Closest tide station Bilbao 2 mi
Second closest tide station Sopelana 2 mi
Third closest tide station Zierbena 3 mi
Fourth closest tide station Bermeo 16 mi
Fifth closest tide station Laredo 21 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Punta Galea:

Closest ski area Lunada (Spain) 35 mi
Second closest ski area Alto Campoo (Spain) 72 mi
Third closest ski area Valdezcaray (Spain) 76 mi
Fourth closest ski area Picos De Europa (Spain) 100 mi
Fifth closest ski area La Pierre Saint Martin (France) 118 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Punta Galea:

Closest city location Getxo (Spain) 1 mi
Second closest city location Algorta (Spain) 1 mi
Third closest city location Leioa (Spain) 2 mi
Fourth closest city location Portugalete (Spain) 2 mi
Fifth closest city location Santurtzi (Spain) 2 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Galea is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Galea is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Galea and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
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