Get the weather forecast for kitesurfing, windsurfing, and surfing spots all around Spain

Get the weather forecast for kitesurfing, windsurfing, and surfing spots all around Spain

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Spain is one of the leading countries in the world for surfboard water sports enthusiasts. If you are one of them, you will find many great spots here.

The spots, the equipment, and your skills are surely important but the weather is a must-have thing, too. It is impossible to practice these sports without adequate wind and wave conditions. Swell, wind direction, temperature of both air and water, as well as the level of precipitation or cloud cover, make your outdoor activity better or worse depending on the forecast.

For this summer season, we have compiled the list of the weather forecasts in Spain for kitesurfing, windsurfing, and surfing all around the country, including the spots on the south coast in Cadiz and Barcelona, the Bay of Biscay in the Basque Country in the north, and the famous Balearic and Canary Islands.

You can find all these places on the Wind Map in the app and on the website. To make it easier for you to navigate, we have sorted the places not by alphabet or number of visitors, but by their Google search popularity.

Choose the place that is closest to you or the one you like the most and go to the weather forecast page. There you will find a detailed and accurate forecast for today and the next 10 days, including temperature, precipitation, and wind, as well as other weather parameters, and as additional information about the weather in the place throughout the year and tips for practicing your sport in the place.

 

Valencia

Weather forecast for Valencia for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Valencia is the capital of its namesake province, located on the southeastern coast of Spain, at the junction between the Turia River and the Mediterranean Sea. Known for its wide beaches and warm waters, its famous for thermal winds, which have made it an established spot for water sports.

Valencia weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Bilbao

Weather forecast for Bilbao for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Bilbao is the capital of the Basque Country, located in the north of Spain. It is known for the wave of Mundaka, a left wave of more than 400 meters long, which has made this destination a favorite of many surfers. It is also the scene of important surfing competitions such as the Basque Surf Circuit and the Basque Country Championship.

Bilbao weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Barcelona

Weather forecast for Barcelona for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia, located on the northeastern Mediterranean coast of Spain. It is recognized as a cultural and leisure destination but over the years it has become increasingly popular as a surfing destination. Being a coastal city, it has easily accessible beaches and more than 100 km of sandy strips. Eight beaches are suitable for surfing, all with sandy bottoms swells from the northeast, east, and southeast. Wave sizes start at 0.5 m/s and reach up to 3 m/s. This makes it an ideal destination for beginners.

Barcelona weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Malaga

Weather forecast for Malaga for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Malaga is located in the south of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Costa del Sol, the westernmost part of the Mediterranean. It is the capital of its homonymous province in Spain and has 14 km of beaches. It is not a city of surfing tradition, because the weather in Malaga is not ideal for water sports, but it still has its audience and allows surfing in both the east and west. The waves are not of good consistency but are still suitable for surfing sessions, especially for less experienced surfers.

Malaga weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Santander

Weather forecast for Santander for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Santander is the capital of the region of Cantabria, located on the northern coast of Spain. This has been one of the pioneering areas of surfing in Spain, so it has years of experience in this sport and beaches for all levels. It even has the so-called Natural Surfing Reserve.

Santander weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Murcia

Weather forecast for Murcia for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Murcia, also known as Costa Cálida, is the capital of its namesake province, is located on the southeastern coast of Spain, 40 km from the Mediterranean. It is not a traditional surfing destination, it is relatively new, it does not have waves of much consistency but winter brings some possibilities. Murcia is a destination with possibilities for windsurfing and kitesurfing, also.

Murcia weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Alicante

Weather forecast for Alicante for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Alicante is a city in Spain, capital of the homonymous province belonging to the Valencian Community, is located on the Mediterranean coast on the southeastern coast of Spain. It has more than 32 km of coastline, which makes it an interesting setting for water sports.

Alicante weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Cadiz

Weather forecast for Cadiz for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

The coast of Cadiz is ideal for all types of water sports throughout the year, which is why this area enjoys great popularity among professionals and amateurs. It offers a wide variety of complementary services such as schools, equipment rentals, and accessory stores.

Cadiz weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Cartagena

Weather forecast for Cartagena for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Cartagena is a port city located on a wide bay, capital of the autonomous community of Murcia, and situated on the Mediterranean coast, in the area known as Costa Cálida, in Spain. It is located on five small hills and therefore offers hiking options in addition to the maritime offer.

Cartagenna weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Marbella

Weather forecast for Marbella for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Marbella is a large and popular seaside town on the southern coast of Spain, between Gibraltar and Malaga. Marbella is a destination known for its benevolent climate with few days of rain per year, at least 300 days of sunshine, and with certain particularities given its geographical position in which the surrounding mountains and the inlet configuration of the coast serve as a blockade of the north winds which produces a unique microclimate. It is good for sports all-year-round.

Marbella weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Almeria

Weather forecast for Almeria for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Almeria is located in the extreme southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. It is the capital of its homonymous province and belongs to the autonomous community of Andalusia in Spain. Almeria is classified as the most arid city in Europe and has more than 200 km of beaches. This area is new to the surfing scene, but if you are one of those who like to get out of the conventional destinations and take a look at new places, then it is ideal for you.

Almeria weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Mallorca

Weather forecast for Mallorca for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Mallorca offers suitable conditions for the practice of water sports, being an island offers the possibility of several spots depending on the sport and the level of experience of windsurfers or kitesurfers. The north and northwest of the island is the most advisable area, Cala Ratjada has several schools and in its bays, you can practice both kitesurfing and windsurfing without restrictions.

Mallorca weather forecast, more spot info and advice

San Sebastian

Weather forecast for San Sebastian for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

San Sebastian and the whole Basque Country offer the conditions that every surfer wants to find: good wind, waves, and incredible beaches. The different beaches offer options for all levels of expertise. The three main beaches for surfers are Ondarreta, La Concha, and Zurriola.

San Sebastian weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Ibiza

Weather forecast for Ibiza for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Ibiza is a Spanish island located in the Mediterranean Sea in the Autonomous Community of the Balearic Islands. It has suitable conditions for the practice of water sports depending on the level of experience of surfers, windsurfers, or kitesurfers.

Ibiza weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Tarragona

Weather forecast for Tarragona for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Tarragona is the capital of its namesake province, located on the Mediterranean coast in the northeast of Spain and south of Barcelona in the part of the coast called Costa Dorada. It is important to mention that it is not a water sports destination by tradition but good weather conditions for various water sports can be achieved throughout the year.

Tarragona weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Motril

Weather forecast for Motril for for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Motril is located on the shores of the Mediterranean, in the central part of the Costa Granadina, in the autonomous community of Andalusia in Spain. It has an important windsurfing tradition and many schools. It is interesting the possibility of doing wind sports not only on the coast but also in the nearby reservoirs, finding more controllable conditions and sometimes more favorable than those of the sea. It also has ideal scenarios for both surfing and kitesurfing, with different characteristics and levels of demand.

Motril weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Badalona

Weather forecast for Badalona for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Badalona is a municipality located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea just 10 km from Barcelona and is the ideal place for windsurfing in this area. It enjoys strong and constant thermal wind, with breezes that invade from August onwards.

Badalona weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Palma de Mallorca

Weather forecast for Palma for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Palma de Mallorca is the capital of the Balearic Islands and is located on the island of Mallorca. It is located in the southwest of Europe. It has the Bay of Palma, one of the best places for windsurfing and surfing in the south of the island.

Mallorca weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Tenerife

Weather forecast for Tenerife for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

The island of Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands and is located in the Atlantic Ocean and belongs to the Spanish autonomous community of the Canary Islands. In Tenerife, the waves break on all types, so it can meet the needs of all levels of expertise.

Tenerife weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Tarifa

Weather forecast for Tarifa for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Tarifa is known as the wind capital of Europe because of its ideal location facing the Strait of Gibraltar, a narrow area of sea between North Africa and Southern Europe where the meeting of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic and the resulting difference in air pressure creates a strong, almost constant westerly wind. It has approximately 300 days of wind per year. That is why it has become an ideal scenario for windsurfers and kitesurfers in the world that can reach up to 80 km/h.

Tarifa weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Zarautz

Weather forecast for Zarautz for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Zarautz is the surfing capital of the Basque Country, which offers the conditions that every surfer wants to find: good wind and waves. It is an urban beach; its tide is variable most commonly medium; the bottom is sandy; and it is a place suitable for surfers of any level of experience.

Zarautz weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Cambrils

Weather forecast for Cambrils for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Cambrils is a municipality located in the northeast of Spain, in the south of Catalonia. It has 9 km of sandy beach on the Mediterranean. Although compared to other destinations in Spain it does not have characteristics 100% suitable for wind sports, it is an ideal place to start windsurfing and therefore has an important number of schools available throughout the year.

Cambrils weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Lanzarote

Weather forecast for Lanzarote for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Lanzarote is part of the Canary Islands, off the coast of West Africa, and located in the province of Las Palmas in Spain. It is the ideal destination for kitesurfing and windsurfing fans, with excellent wind conditions during a good period of the year.

Lanzarote weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Castelldefels

Weather forecast for Castelldefels for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Castelldefels has more than 5 km of beaches, known for surfing and kitesurfing and for its proximity to Barcelona. It is one of the best options in Catalonia for the practice of these sports. It has accurate weather forecasts so planning is easy.

Castelldefels weather forecast, more spot info and advice

Sopelana

Weather forecast for Sopelana for kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing in Spain in the Windy.app for iOS

Sopelana is a municipality in the Province of Vizcaya recognized for its beaches and cliffs, adn is one of the most recommended destinations for surfing in the Basque Country, which offers rocky and sandy bottoms. Winds from the northeast, south, and southeast, swell from the northwest.

Sopelana weather forecast, more spot info and advice

 

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Text: Diana Marcela Zuluaga, creative tourism specialist with 10 years of experience from Bogota, Colombia. Her favorite sport is hiking. Ivan Kuznetsov contributed to this article.

Cover photo: Mac-italy / Pexels..

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