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Isla de Izaro Surf Guide

Isla de Izaro in Pais Vasco is an exposed reef break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There is a right breaking reef. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rips / crowds.

Isla de Izaro Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
20.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Isla de Izaro:

The best conditions reported for surf at Isla de Izaro occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Isla de Izaro with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 55% of the time in August while 40% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Isla de Izaro 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 Isla de Izaro is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Isla de Izaro is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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Isla de Izaro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 7 July 2022, 08:58 Local Time
Thursday 07
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Isla de Izaro

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

Wind History at Isla de Izaro

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

Isla de Izaro Reviews:

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Based on 2 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s54.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s55.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Peter Panic from United States
“Escapin the Mundaka crowds, surfed with handful of guys at right similar to Pinballs at 6-8'; fast and thick with hollow section at top of!”

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