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Sopico ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.5

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Sopico Surf Guide

Sopico in Cantabria is a fairly exposed point break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest.The break here is a left hand point. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Sopico Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
12.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sopico:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sopico 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 Sopico (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sopico 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 33% of the time in December while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 30% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
30%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sopico Location Map

Interactive Sopico 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 Sopico is Santander Airport (SDR) in Spain, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sopico is Bilbao Airport (BIO), also in Spain, 96 km (60 miles) away.

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Sopico Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 18 January 2021, 01:22 Local Time
SunMonday 18
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.2
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.6
NW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
ESE 5
E 10
E
Wind State glass glass cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Sopico

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

Wind History at Sopico

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

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