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Zarautz ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 2.3

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.8 °C

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Saturday, 23 May 2015, 00:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
NNW
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Period (s) 9 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 10
WNW 15
NW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
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Zarautz in Pais Vasco is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include crowds / pollution.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Orio, 4 km from Zarautz.

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Zarautz Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Sebastián, 10 km from Zarautz.

light winds from the NNW

km/h
Air temperature
12.0 °C

Current weather near Zarautz

Overall Zarautz Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Zarautz Location Maps

Zarautz Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Zarautz:

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Wave buoys nearest to Zarautz:

Tide stations nearest to Zarautz:

  • Closest tide station
    Zumaia
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Deba
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Pasajes
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Ondarroa
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Lekeitio
    17 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Zarautz:

  • Closest ski area
    La Pierre Saint Martin (France)
    75 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Lunada (Spain)
    75 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Valdezcaray (Spain)
    82 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Astun (Spain)
    90 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Candanchu (Spain)
    90 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Zarautz:

  • Closest city location
    San Sebastian (Spain)
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Errenteria (Spain)
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Eibar (Spain)
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Durango (Spain)
    24 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Galdakao (Spain)
    34 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Zarautz is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Zarautz is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Vitoria Airport (VIT) in Spain is 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Pamplona Airport (PNA), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Zarautz and is 72 km (45 miles) away.
Zarautz break location map and break info

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