Bilbao Wind forecast

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Bilbao Wind forecast

Wind direction is Northwest, wind speed varies between 2.2 and 8.9 mph with gusts up to 11.2 mph. The sky is clear with a chance of rain 0%.

Wind and wave weather forecast for Bilbao, Spain, Spain contains detailed information about local wind speed, direction, and gusts. Wave forecast includes wave height and period.

These forecasts for Bilbao, Spain are based on the GFS model and were created for windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing and other extreme sports activities. All data updates 4 times a day. Predictions are available in steps from 1 to 3 hours for up to 10 days.

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Weather forecast

10 day weather forecast for Bilbao, 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 Bilbao, Spain, from the nearest weather station to the spot, and a live Wind Map of the region and the world.

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Climate, weather, and seasons in Bilbao

The weather in Bilbao is defined as subpolar oceanic with few oscillations of temperature, it is characterized by being rainy all year round, even in summer months, it also has abundant rainfall, with an annual average of 1149 mm. Humidity averages 70%. The wind blows frequently from the ocean and thanks to the valley and mountain breezes, which come from the south, by the Cantabrian mountains, you can have sudden increases in temperature.

Winter

Winter in Bilbao lasts from the end of December to the end of March. Winters are mild and rainy. The average maximum temperature is 12 °C and the minimum is 7 °C. There are 52 rainy days in this period (200 mm).

  • Winter in Bilbao is the ideal season for experienced surfers, with waves reaching their highest level.
  • The water temperature rarely drops below 11 °C, with a consistency of up to 100%, but the weather conditions are the harshest. In contrast, the beaches and their waves are almost empty.
  • The Gulf currents make the winter in Bilbao a much warmer period than the one corresponding to its latitude.

Spring

Spring in Bilbao starts at the end of March and lasts until the end of June, temperatures during this period range between 10 °C and 21 °C, and on average there are 53 days of rain (148 mm) in the total of the season. It is cool and rainy, the mixture of wind and humidity can affect the thermal sensation.

  • Wind from the south can generate sudden increases in temperature.
  • Swells consistent but not very considerable sizes, perfect for beginners, beaches with little affluence.

Summer

The summer in Bilbao begins at the end of June and goes towards the end of September, the average temperature of the season is 25 °C as maximum temperature and 15 °C as a minimum.

  • The month of September reaches a temperature of up to 26 °C. In Bilbao, during the summer there are usually short rains or drizzle, with a maximum of 46 days (107 mm) for the whole season.
  • The weather in Bilbao during the summer is of waves with little force therefore it is essential the select the appropriate board that facilitates the paddling and standing up. On days when surfing becomes impossible, a good alternative is paddle surfing.
  • It is necessary to review the restrictions of the different beaches during the summer period in Bilbao, given the high influx of people during this season.

Autumn

Autumn in Bilbao runs from late September to mid-December. It is the second rainiest period of the year with 178 mm and 46 days of precipitation in the total season with temperatures dropping progressively from 24 °C to 7 °C as a minimum.

  • It is the preferred period for surfing, the sea wakes up after the summer session and brings with it squalls and therefore high waves.
  • At night, fog can form.
  • It is important to keep in mind that water temperatures in Bilbao can drop dramatically from this season onwards so a wetsuit is essential.

Bilbao weather forecast for kitesurfing, windsurfing, and surfing in Spain on the Windy.app for iOS. Photo: Yves-alarie / Unsplash

Best time to travel

The best time to visit Bilbao for surfers will depend on the level of experience and the style you want to practice. It is a windy area, but the windiest part of the year is from October to April. Thus, for beginners, the ideal period would be spring-summer while for an intermediate or expert level the ideal period would be autumn-winter.

General and travel information about the place

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.

There is even a Basque wave route to enjoy this destination by finding the best beaches that are easily accessible from Bilbao. There are beaches for all levels of experience, for inexperienced surfers the beaches of Bakio, Arrigunaga, or Arriatera-Atxabiribil offer the most controlled waves and for expert surfers, there is Sopela and Barinatxe beach.

The weather in Bilbao allows the practice of surfing variants such as bodyboarding, kayak-surfing, and paddle-surfing. Fishing is another common practice in this region, which has numerous fish markets dedicated to it.

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Nearby spots

Sopelana, Spain • 16km
2 m/s, East +11 °C, Clear sky
Mundaka, Spain (Mundaca) • 25km
2 m/s, East +10 °C, Clear sky
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain • 47km
2 m/s, North +5 °C, Clear sky
Castro Urdiales, Spain • 26km
2 m/s, East +10 °C, Clear sky
Bakio, Spain (Baquio) • 22km
3 m/s, East +11 °C, Clear sky
La Arena, Spain • 19km
1 m/s, East +9 °C, Clear sky

Offers

Soho STZ / Surf Denda / Surfshop
Soho STZ / Surf Denda / Surfshop

Soho comenzó su andadura en 1993 y en estos años se ha convertido en la tienda referencia de los amantes de los deportes de deslizamiento (surf, skate y snowboard) de la margen izquierda de BILBAO (BIZKAIA / PAYS BASQUE) ofreciendo moda, accesorios y material técnico. En Soho tratamos de dar respuestas a cualquier necesidad de nuestro cliente. Organizamos viajes... gestionamos los contactos necesarios para el aprendizaje con monitores de cada disciplina... organizamos clinics dónde se dan a conocer nuevos productos, consejos para conservar el material, etc...

Nautic Gourmet
Nautic Gourmet

Alquiler de embarcaciones con la finalidad de desarrollar actividades gastro-náuticas. Amigos, familias, empresas. Propón tu idea y le damos forma en el agua. Comer, navegar y visitar la ciudad. Sube a bordo.

Sokala
Sokala

El único establecimiento de pesca deportiva del Puerto Deportivo de Getxo/Bizkaia. Productos de primeras marcas y atención especializada.

Baja Surf
Baja Surf

Desde 1998,en Portugalete(Bizkaia),muy cerca del puente colgante.Ropa,longskates,tablas surf y accesorios.Volcom,Carhartt,Dc,Vans,Matix,Brixton,Globe......

Tarpoon
Tarpoon

Nuestro centro de buceo se encuentra situado en el Puerto Deportivo de Getxo, localidad costera cercana a Bilbao. La facilidad de acceso y nuestra ubicación junto al punto de embarque, hacen que la comodidad sea una de nuestras mejores características. Tarpoon está clasificado como PADI 5 estrellas IDC Center —el único de la costa vasca con esta categoria—, aval de la calidad de nuestras instalaciones, y de la amplia oferta de servicios que disponemos para los buceadores y para los que desean serlo. Entre estos servicios podemos destacar los cursos, impartidos por un excelente staff de Instructores y las salidas a bucear a puntos cercanos, con inmersiones muy especiales y entretenidas. Si estás pensando en adquirir equipo de buceo, en nuestra tienda, ofrecemos material de las marcas líderes, con las máximas garantías y el mejor servicio postventa. También encontrarás ropa náutica y de tiempo libre.

Barco de Papel Náutica
Barco de Papel Náutica

Visita nuestras instalaciones en el Puerto Deportivo de Getxo, y benefíciate de nuestros más de 15 años de experiencia en náutica deportiva para comprar, mantener, equipar o vender tu barco. Y si estás lejos o te resulta más cómodo así, podemos asesorarte y enviarte información o material a domicilio.

Arrecife
Arrecife

REEF DIVERS es un centro de buceo situado en el Puerto Deportivo de Getxo. Ofrecemos diferentes niveles de certificacion PADI: DISCOVER SCUBA DIVER OPEN WATER DIVER ADVANCED O.W.D. RESCUE DIVER PRIMEROS AUXILIOS DIVE MASTER Es un centro de buceo familiar, que cuenta con la colaboración de excelentes profesionales. Una de nuestras mejores características es la atención personalizada, sobre todo a aquellos que aun no han tenido la suerte de disfrutar de la maravillosa experiencia del buceo. Nuestro principal objetivo es hacer disfrutar de esta actividad a todos los animados, en un ambiente familiar, amistoso y divertido.

Polaris Nautika Eskola
Polaris Nautika Eskola

Escuela nautico deportiva.Alquiler de embarcaciones.Club de vela Jolas ontziko patroia(JOP), Itsasontzi Alokairua. Patrón de Navegación Básica (PNB), PER.

Agrupación de Boteros de Portugalete
Agrupación de Boteros de Portugalete

Ofrecemos rutas personalizadas, cada persona-grupo, podrá elegir el tiempo y el recorrido a realizar. No hay rutas estipuladas, sino que el cliente decide que itinerario prefiere efectuar, si bien la ruta más habitual es la que va desde Bilbao hasta Getxo, efectuando las paradas que se soliciten a lo largo del recorrido, algunos de los puntos más visitados habitualmente son.

Náutica Galea
Náutica Galea

Náutica Galea, desde Getxo y Bilbao (Bizkaia) realizamos travesías marítimas por el Cantábrico. Eventos de empresa, familia y amigos. Salidas por el Abra interior y exterior para apreciar la costa desde el mar. Subidas por la ría hasta el Museo Marítimo. Pasar el día en Castro o en Gorliz. Navegar con buen viento hasta la plataforma La Gaviota. Salidas de pesca. Fines de semana en Cantabria, Bizkaia y Gipuzkoa pernoctando en puertos como Santoña, Laredo, Bermeo, Elantxobe, Lekeitio, etc Travesías semanales Gijón o Francia. Sesiones fotográficas. Puestas de sol. Reuniones temáticas. Incentivos de empresas. Presentación de productos a bordo. Cursos de nudos. Nos adaptamos a tus necesidades cuéntanos tu idea. Descuentos para grupos, posibilidad de uso exclusivo del velero.


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