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Playa de karraspio ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 2.9

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Playa de karraspio break guidePhoto by: trapotxu

Playa de karraspio Surf Guide

Playa de karraspio in Pais Vasco is a sheltered beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the south with some shelter here from west winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips and rocks.

Playa de karraspio Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de karraspio:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de karraspio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in January while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 49% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
49%
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 karraspio Location Map

Interactive Playa de karraspio 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 karraspio is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de karraspio is San Sebastian Airport (EAS), also in Spain, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Playa de karraspio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 09:43 Local Time
Sunday 20
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.8
NW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
WNW
Period (s) 9 8 8 12
Wind (km/h)
25
25
25
25
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Playa de karraspio

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

Wind History at Playa de karraspio

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Playa de karraspio. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    10km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away

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