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Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) Surf Forecast / Pais Vasco / Spain

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Wednesday 12 May 2021 CEST
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Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) sea temperature is 14.9 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.7 min: 12.7 °C)
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Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) sea temperature is 14.9 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.7 min: 12.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) (fresh winds from the SE at San Sebastian-iguel 17 km from Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun)).

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17 km away, 2 h 42 min ago

Moderate
33 km/h
SE
14.2
14.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) this week:

The surf forecast for Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (May 12) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.8m and 11s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) in the next 12 days are 3.5m 10s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (May 12) at 8PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.8m 4s period and expected on Wednesday (May 12) at 11AM.

Wave TypeTime (CEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Wed 12th May)6ft (1.8m) 11s
Best Surf11PM (Wed 12th May)10ft (3.0m) 10s
Most Powerful 8PM (Wed 12th May)11ft (3.5m) 10s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
201143122323325523544121211011111543212
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T spain.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
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
1.8
NW
3
WNW
3
NW
1.8
NW
1.6
NW
1.7
NW
2.1
WNW
1.7
NW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1
NW
2.2
NW
2
WNW
1.9
NW
2
NW
2.1
NW
1.8
NW
1.6
NW
1.3
NW
1.1
NW
1.1
NW
0.9
WNW
0.7
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
WNW
1.7
WNW
3
WNW
3.5
WNW
2.4
WNW
1.8
NW
1.4
NW
1.6
NW
1.2
NW
1.1
NW
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79288614265033794395042932031803422553731457125696110921112778549303186174120705842480351245681633743365427196177
30
SW
35
WNW
10
WSW
5
SSW
10
N
20
W
20
WNW
15
NNW
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
NE
5
SSW
15
NW
10
N
5
WSW
20
WNW
15
NNW
10
S
5
ESE
5
N
20
W
5
NW
10
NNE
5
SSE
10
NE
10
NE
10
SSE
20
WNW
10
N
5
ESE
10
NW
10
NNW
10
SW
5
W
10
N
10
S
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
glassoncrosscrossonoffoffglassoffcross-
on
onglasscross-
on
cross-
on
offglassoncrossglasscross-
on
offcross-
on
cross-
on
offcross-
on
onglasscross-
on
oncross-
off
crossonoff
5:52PM
3.57
6:10AM
3.48
6:24PM
3.53
6:43AM
3.38
6:57PM
3.44
7:17AM
3.24
7:32PM
3.31
7:54AM
3.08
8:10PM
3.17
8:35AM
2.91
8:55PM
3.02
9:27AM
2.77
9:52PM
2.91
10:32AM
2.69
11:01PM
2.89
11:49AM
2.72
12:14AM
2.98
1:00PM
2.89
1:21AM
3.18
2:01PM
3.14
2:19AM
3.43
2:54PM
3.42
3:12AM
3.69
11:44AM
0.40
12:02AM
0.38
12:15PM
0.46
12:35AM
0.44
12:47PM
0.57
1:10AM
0.56
1:21PM
0.70
1:46AM
0.71
1:57PM
0.86
2:27AM
0.87
2:39PM
1.01
3:16AM
1.01
3:32PM
1.14
4:18AM
1.09
4:39PM
1.21
5:31AM
1.07
5:55PM
1.18
6:43AM
0.92
7:05PM
1.01
7:46AM
0.68
8:06PM
0.76
8:40AM
0.41
9:00PM
0.47

Note: the tide data above is for Zumaia which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) blow from the S

Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
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6:48--6:47--6:46--6:45--6:43--6:43--6:41--6:41--6:39--6:39--6:37--6:37--
-9:22--9:22--9:23--9:24--9:27--9:28--9:29--9:30--9:30--9:31--9:32--9:34-

Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Thu night. Very mild (max 19°C on Wed afternoon, min 9°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Wed afternoon, calm by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Very mild (max 16°C on Sat night, min 10°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Tue afternoon, min 11°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Warm (max 20°C on Fri morning, min 11°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) 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 (Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun)) 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 Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) 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.

Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) is 7 km (4 miles) from Zarautz. If you plan a holiday in Pais Vasco, look for hotels and other accommodation in Zarautz. Zarautz has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.