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Playa de Laga ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.1

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Playa de Laga break guidePhoto by: aleix

Playa de Laga Surf Guide

Playa de Laga in Pais Vasco is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rips / crowds.

Playa de Laga Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Laga:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Laga 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 49% of the time in December while 44% 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.
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 Playa de Laga 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 Laga is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Laga is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 59 km (37 miles) away.

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Playa de Laga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 04:46 Local Time
Tuesday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 8 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Playa de Laga

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

Wind History at Playa de Laga

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

Playa de Laga Reviews:

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Based on 18 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.1
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.3
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.3
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.1
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s21.8
  • Crowds:Icon  s32.8
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Joey dragon from Spain
“Esta muy buena playa. Buenas olas y gente.”

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