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Playa de Arrigunaga ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.1

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Playa de Arrigunaga Surf Guide

Playa de Arrigunaga(Algorta) in Pais Vasco is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks peel to the right. It's often crowded here. Take care of rocks,polluiton.

Playa de Arrigunaga Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Arrigunaga:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de Arrigunaga occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Arrigunaga 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 31% of the time in December while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 27% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
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
27%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa de Arrigunaga Location Map

Interactive Playa de Arrigunaga 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 Playa de Arrigunaga is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Arrigunaga is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Playa de Arrigunaga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 17:33 Local Time
Sunday 18Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.4
NW
0.6
NNW
0.8
NNW
1.0
NNW
Period (s) 18 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
ENE 10
E 10
SE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Playa de Arrigunaga

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

Wind History at Playa de Arrigunaga

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

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