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Sopelana ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.1
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.5

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Sopelana break guidePhoto by: TxMa

Sopelana Surf Guide

Sopelana in Pais Vasco is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Sopelana Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
consistent19.3°C

Surfing Sopelana:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sopelana sea temperature, Sopelana photographs, Sopelana detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sopelana webcams, current wind from Pais Vasco live weather stations and Sopelana tide predictions. The Spain (Europe) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Europe) and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Spain (Europe) wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sopelana


Sopelana Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 00:21 Local time
MonTuesday 02
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
W 5
WSW 5
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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Tide Times:

For Sopelana, 2 km from Sopelana.

IS AT (local time)

Sopelana Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Bilbao Sondica Airport, 11 km from Sopelana.

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Air temperature
19.7 °C

Current weather near Sopelana

Overall Sopelana Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Surf stats for Sopelana: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Sopelana: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


Sopelana 05 01 2005 Big Swell photo

Sopelana

Photo credit: jimbotronic

Sopelana and Meñakoz 06 01 2005 Big Swell photo

Sopelana

Photo credit: jimbotronic

Taking the wave, Sopelana photo

Sopelana

Photo credit: TxMa


Sopelana Location Maps

Sopelana Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Pais Vasco surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sopelana

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sopelana:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sopelana:

Tide stations nearest to Sopelana:

  • Closest tide station
    Sopelana
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Bilbao
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Zierbena
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Bermeo
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Laredo
    22 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Sopelana is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Spain, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sopelana is Vitoria Airport (VIT), also in Spain, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Sopelana and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
Sopelana break location map and break info