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Plentzia ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.0

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Plentzia Surf Guide

Plentzia in Pais Vasco is a sheltered beach break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Be aware that the sea here is polluted.

Plentzia Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
13.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Plentzia:

The best conditions reported for surf at Plentzia occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Plentzia 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 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
100%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Plentzia Location Map

Interactive Plentzia 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 Plentzia is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Plentzia is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Plentzia Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 17:45 Local Time
Sunday 18Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.4
NNE
0.4
NNE
0.4
NE
-
-
Period (s) 4 4 4 -
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
ENE 10
E 10
SE
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Plentzia

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

Wind History at Plentzia

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

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