Sopelana Spot ID
Best: Swell NW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 13.7 °C
Sopelana in Pais Vasco is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.
Overall Sopelana Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
This image describes the variation of swells directed at Sopelana through a typical May... (show all text)
The graph shows how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different direction... (show all text)
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- The closest passenger airport to Sopelana is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Sopelana 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 Sopelana and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sopelana, Pais Vasco. Use the tab navigation above to view Sopelana sea temperature, Sopelana photographs, Sopelana detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sopelana webcams, current wind from Pais Vasco live weather stations and Sopelana 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 Sopelana.