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Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 3.6

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Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua Surf Guide

Playa de Ondarreta(Pikua) in Pais Vasco is a sheltered point break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. and there is a left hand point break as well. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua 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 Ondarreta - Pikua (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua 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 23% of the time in January while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 48% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
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
48%
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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Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 17:35 Local Time
Sunday 18Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.4
WNW
0.4
NW
0.6
NW
0.8
NW
Period (s) 10 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
N 5
NNE 5
ESE 5
SSE
Wind State on cross-
on
glass off

Swell History at Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua

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

Wind History at Playa de Ondarreta - Pikua

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

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