Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Bilbao
Next Town
Gernika, Mundaka
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Excellent wave spot with 3 different breaks. Flat in between. Current depending on tides.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
None

Small sandy beach, size depends on the tide. During low tide lots of space.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Normal, Thick

Water temperature varying from 14-23┬░C. 5mm wetsuit mandatory in winter. Air temperature going from 6-30┬░C. Predominant wind in winter: southern with not too bad weather. Northern wind with cold weather and rain.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
N
Main Direction:
N, S

Stronger winds from September to March, from the South. If there's a `low` coming, it will probably blow. During summer you can find 12 knots many afternoons. The hotter the day, the stronger the wind. Predominant wind in winter: southern from 10-40 knots. Northern, from 10-25 knots. Summer: thermal wind from the north, never exceeding 20 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Bilbao to Gernika and then get the road towards Lekeitio. Before Lekeitio follow signs to `Playa de Laida`.

Extra information

Rules
No information

Nightlife

During the summer, you will find that in a 20 km. radius one or more towns will be celebrating their local holidays. During winter the action gets restricted to Gernika and Bilbao, and only on weekends. Many places to drink a beer with your friends, though.