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Playa de Laida ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.0

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Playa de Laida Surf Guide

Playa de Laida in Pais Vasco is a quite exposed river break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the river are both lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Playa de Laida Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Laida:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de Laida 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 Laida (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Laida 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 34% of the time in December while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
28%
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 Laida Location Map

Interactive Playa de Laida 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 Laida is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Laida is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Playa de Laida Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 6 May 2021, 04:43 Local Time
Thursday 06
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.8
NNW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
Period (s) 9 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SSW 10
SW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on

Swell History at Playa de Laida

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

Wind History at Playa de Laida

Wind stats for Playa de Laida, 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 Laida. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Playa de Laida: