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Latitude: 43° 24.447' N
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The spot is between Guernika ans Bermeo. It's easy to find: the spot is visible from the road. Park your car near the church. Go to the lineup by the little harbour.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityTotally Epic
Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good day lengthExceptional (>500m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West
Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
- Rips / undertow
The wave is incredible and very powerful: it's the best left in Europe. It holds big swell. The main risk is that you will have the best wave of your life. Use the rip current to come back to the lineup. When the tide is low, you can sometimes walk on the sandbar. The take off seems to be easy but it's not !
The Estuary is protected by UNESCO: the water is clean, which is unusual for this coast. It requires a good fitness because of strong currents. Localism can be a problem: come and surf in small group.
By alexpalex28 , 07-08-2012
Surfing - Hi I'm planning on surfing in Mundaka but I'm a beginner at surfing, is it too hard ?
By SurfSpots , 29-10-2011
mundaka - es el mejor spot de España.
By Anonymous , 13-02-2010
March 2010 – Mundaka / SW France - Hi I'm planning to spend March surfing between Mundaka and spots in SW France. At the moment I dont have a car, but will organize one if I can. I'm traveling on my own, so if anyone in the area would like to up send me a msg – firstname.lastname@example.org Cheers
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