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Belharra Surf Guide

Belharra in La Cote Basque is a reasonably exposed reef break Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Rarely crowded here.

Belharra Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
15.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Belharra:

The best conditions reported for surf at Belharra occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Belharra with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Belharra Location Map

Interactive Belharra 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 Belharra is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Belharra is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 20 km (12 miles) away.

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Belharra Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 8 December 2022, 00:03 Local Time
WedThursday 08
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m)
0.2
WNW
0.5
N
0.5
N
0.2
WNW
Period (s) 12 5 5 11
Wind (km/h)
0
10
10
15
Wind State glass off off cross-
off

Swell History at Belharra

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

Wind History at Belharra

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Belharra: