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Bakio ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.1
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.4
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.9

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Bakio Surf Guide

Bakio in Pais Vasco is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the south. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Bakio Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
14.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bakio:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bakio occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bakio (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bakio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 49% of the time in December while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
49%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bakio Location Map

Interactive Bakio surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Bakio is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bakio is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Bakio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 21:24 Local Time
MonTuesday 18
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 2.0
NW
1.8
NW
1.6
NW
1.5
NW
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 0
SE 5
SSE 5
SSE 10
E
Wind State glass off glass cross

What does Bakio look like?

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Swell History at Bakio

Surf stats for Bakio, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bakio

Wind stats for Bakio, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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