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Closest meteostation (23km): Spain - Catalunya - Viladecans (LEBL)

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4

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+28

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Surfing

Best season

September — February

Best season
Working wind directions

NE, SE, S

Working wind directions
Seabed

Rocky

Seabed
Type of break

Point Break

Type of break
Best tide

Low to middle

Best tide
spot.height

0,5-1,5m

Wave height
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SW, W

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Crowded

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Badalona weather, sports and travel information

Weather forecast

10 day weather forecast for Badalona, Spain, contains useful information about local wind speed, direction, and gusts, temperature, cloud coverage and precipitation based on the global GFS weathel model. All data updates four times a day with a forecast step of 3 hours. There is also a real-time wind forecast for Badalona, Spain, from the nearest weather station to the spot, and a live Wind Map of the region and the world.

Get the weather forecast for other best kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing spots in Spain on this website and in the Windy.app with more weather parameters.

Climate, weather, and seasons in Badalona

The weather in Badalona is classified as warm temperate, typical Mediterranean. It is characterized by mild temperature conditions with no major seasonality. The average annual temperature is 15.5 °C, with highs of 27 °C in August and lows of 4 °C in January. There are about 100 days of rain per year, mostly during the autumn-winter period, with July being the driest month. It is located 13 meters above sea level and has a relatively constant humidity always above 65%. The month with the strongest and highest wind speed is March (11.8 km/h) and the calmest and lowest wind speed is August (9.4 km/h).

Winter

Winter in Badalona is between the end of December and the end of March.

  • Minimum temperatures average 5 °C and maximum of 13 °C and approximately 27 days of rain (84 mm) in the total of the most intense precipitation season.
  • Given the low water temperature, windsurfers are recommended to sail with long-sleeved neoprene.

Spring

Spring in Badalona starts at the end of March and goes until the end of June, temperatures during this period range between 7 °C slowly reaching 21 °C and on average there are 32 days of rain (106 mm) in the total season.

  • The Garbí wind predominates, blowing across the shore from the right, and is reinforced by the sea breeze. From April until late summer it blows regularly from 12 to 18 knots.
  • The sea state is flat and there are no breaks on the coast. Ideal weather for windsurfers of any level of experience.

Summer

Summer in Badalona starts at the end of June and goes towards the end of September.

  • The average temperature of the season is 26 °C as maximum temperature and 19 °C as a minimum. The months of July and August reach a temperature of up to 27 °C. In Badalona, this is the time of the year with the clearest skies and the least precipitation, with a maximum of 26 days (79 mm) for the whole season.
  • The strong thermal wind, characteristic of this time allows having a consistent windsurfing season, with several days of Garbí assured. To learn more about thermal winds.

Autumn

Autumn in Badalona goes from the end of September to the middle of December. It is the rainiest period of the year with 155 mm and 32 days of precipitation in the total season. With temperatures dropping progressively from 25 °C to 13 °C as a minimum.

  • This is a period for experienced windsurfers, the winds are predominantly northwest-east, the swell is strong on the shore making it difficult to just enter or returning with a wallop to the windsurfer.
  • March is the month with the highest wind speed, reaching almost 12 m / h, and is, therefore, the time of year that offers more excitement for the experienced, but still ideal for even intermediate levels.

Badalona weather forecast for kitesurfing in Spain on the Windy.app for iOS. Photo: Dimitry-anikin / Unsplash

Best time to travel

The best time to visit Badalona for more experienced windsurfers will be autumn-winter, marking March and October as key months. The waves will be more demanding and just getting into the water could be difficult.

The spring-summer seasons are ideal for any level, even for beginners, finding the famous Garbí winds, calm and smooth, allowing you to enjoy much more relaxed windsurfing sessions.

It is important to select the right board according to the season, here is detailed information on how to choose the size of your board.

The more varied the equipment the more you can enjoy, in general, the experts in the area recommend large sails to ensure a good windsurfing session.

General and travel information about the area

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. The easterly is strong and challenging, but it is possible to sail. On the other hand, the west is almost impossible because it does not reach the shore.

It is evident that compared to other destinations in Spain it does not have characteristics 100% appropriate for wind sports, but in the area, it is one of the best that can be found.

Recommendation, check the varied offer of excursions and hiking trails Badalona has countless parks.

Official website: Catalunya.com.

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