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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

Overall: 3.0

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Punta Galea Challenge 2013 photo

Punta Galea

Photo credit: Enri

Type: point/jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.2 °C

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 13:57 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
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Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 15
NE 15
NNE 10
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Wind State glass cross-
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Punta Galea in Pais Vasco is a fairly exposed point/jetty break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rocks,polluiton.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bilbao, Spain, 3 km from Punta Galea.

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Punta Galea Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bilbao Sondica Airport, 10 km from Punta Galea.

moderate winds from the NW

km/h
Air temperature
25.1 °C

Current weather near Punta Galea

Overall Punta Galea Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Tide stations nearest to Punta Galea:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    21 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

Airports

  • 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.
Punta Galea break location map and break info

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