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IIbarritz ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.6

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IIbarritz break guide

IIbarritz Surf Guide

IIbarritz in La Cote Basque is a beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

IIbarritz Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing IIbarritz:

The best conditions reported for surf at IIbarritz occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing IIbarritz 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 51% of the time in October while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
51%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore IIbarritz Location Map

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

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IIbarritz Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 13:44 Local Time
Friday 16
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.8
N
0.8
N
1.0
N
1.3
N
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
NW 25
NNW 30
N
Wind State cross on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at IIbarritz

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

Wind History at IIbarritz

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

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