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Sopelana Surf Forecast / Pais Vasco / Spain

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Friday 12 Aug 2022 CEST
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Sopelana surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sopelana sea temperature is 23.2 °C (Statistics for 12 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 21.5 max: 24.2 min: 19.8 °C)
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Sopelana surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sopelana sea temperature is 23.2 °C (Statistics for 12 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 21.5 max: 24.2 min: 19.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Sopelana (calm at Algorta wx 6 km from Sopelana).

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Actual: 52 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
SW
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Sopelana this week:

The surf forecast for Sopelana over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (Aug 13) at 5AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.6m and 10s period with a secondary swell of 0.7m and 5s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Sopelana in the next 12 days are 3.0m 8s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Aug 17) at 8PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (CEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 5AM (Sat 13th Aug)2ft (0.6m) 10s
Best Surf 8PM (Thu 18th Aug)5ft (1.6m) 8s
Most Powerful 8PM (Wed 17th Aug)10ft (3.0m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Sopelana over the next 12 days.

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Fri
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wed
24
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T spain.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.228.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.252.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.276.cc23
T spain.htsgw.metric.294.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.5
NW
0.5
NW
0.5
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.5
NW
1
NW
1.4
NW
0.9
WNW
1
NW
1.1
NW
1.4
NW
2
NW
3
NW
2.5
NW
2.1
NW
1.8
NW
1.3
NNW
1
NW
0.9
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
1
NW
1.1
NW
1
NW
1.4
NW
1.9
NNW
1.7
NNW
1.5
NNW
1.1
NW
0.9
NW
1
NW
0.8
WNW
0.7
NW
Period(s) (?)101099881096768879988887767109912121211109999
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)876041393520324175158611321281586641270100254738819310267324419221115263710627495432651471599479
Wind
(km/h)
15
NW
15
W
5
WNW
10
NNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
15
NNW
5
SW
15
W
20
NW
15
W
15
W
25
NW
20
WNW
30
W
30
WNW
25
NW
20
WNW
15
NW
20
W
25
W
20
NW
5
NE
10
ESE
15
NE
5
SE
5
ESE
5
NE
10
W
15
W
25
NW
15
NNW
15
WNW
20
NW
10
NW
10
NNE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
oncross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
ononcrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncrosscross-
off
crossglassglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
ononcross
High Tide
/ height (m)
5:41PM
4.11
6:09AM
3.84
6:26PM
4.20
6:52AM
3.83
7:09PM
4.15
7:35AM
3.74
7:52PM
3.98
8:16AM
3.57
8:34PM
3.71
8:58AM
3.36
9:18PM
3.39
9:42AM
3.12
10:06PM
3.05
10:33AM
2.89
11:04PM
2.76
11:38AM
2.71
12:20AM
2.58
12:58PM
2.65
1:46AM
2.57
2:16PM
2.73
2:54AM
2.69
3:14PM
2.91
3:43AM
2.88
Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:00AM
-0.14
12:12PM
0.02
12:44AM
-0.17
12:56PM
0.02
1:27AM
-0.07
1:38PM
0.12
2:09AM
0.13
2:21PM
0.32
2:50AM
0.39
3:04PM
0.57
3:33AM
0.69
3:52PM
0.84
4:20AM
0.99
4:48PM
1.10
5:19AM
1.23
6:01PM
1.27
6:35AM
1.36
7:27PM
1.30
7:56AM
1.33
8:40PM
1.19
9:00AM
1.18
9:34PM
1.00
9:47AM
0.98

Note: the tide data above is for Sopelana which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Sopelana.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Sopelana blow from the SE

Fri
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wed
24
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C242322272221232222232221222019212020222221232121232322242322242120212020
Low °C231919242121221819231918211718201919222020222020231918241919231919201919
Feels °C (?)252324282422222220202119181514171717192118212121212323252421222018171718
Sunrise--7:13--7:15--7:16--7:16--7:18--7:18--7:20--7:22--7:22--7:24--7:24--7:26
Sunset9:20--9:17--9:16--9:15--9:14--9:12--9:10--9:08--9:07--9:06--9:04--9:02--

Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Warm (max 27°C on Sat afternoon, min 18°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Tue night. Warm (max 23°C on Mon afternoon, min 17°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm (max 23°C on Fri afternoon, min 18°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Warm (max 24°C on Sun afternoon, min 19°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Sopelana Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Sopelana provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Sopelana can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Sopelana surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Sopelana) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Sopelana may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Sopelana is 4 km (2 miles) from the city of Getxo. If you plan a holiday in Pais Vasco, look for hotels and other accommodation in Getxo. Getxo has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.