Beach Weather in Playa de Sopelana, Biscay, Spain

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PLAYA DE SOPELANA, BISCAY, SPAIN BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
15°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
18°
 
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
26°
Swim
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
15°
 
PLAYA DE SOPELANA, BISCAY, SPAIN BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 11° 10° 16° 19° 23° 18° 14°
6% 8% 11% 4% 8% 0% 4% 4%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13° 13° 17° 20° 20° 18° 15°
19% 7% 21% 23% 12% 15% 16% 42%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Thu 30th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 14° 14° 17° 16° 14° 15° 12°
53% 36% 100% 100% 100% 100% 80% 89%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.3mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Fri 31st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 12° 14° 16° 17° 16° 13°
61% 86% 59% 83% 16% 72% 89% 61%
0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sat 1st June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13° 13° 14° 18° 19° 17° 14°
47% 86% 100% 89% 76% 5% 18% 86%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Sun 2nd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 14° 14° 16° 18° 18° 17° 15°
99% 100% 84% 83% 31% 3% 17% 58%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Mon 3rd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13° 13° 16° 19° 19° 17° 14°
61% 60% 67% 60% 21% 1% 4% 19%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
8
kmh
8
kmh
5
kmh
13
kmh
12
kmh
8
kmh
3
kmh
0.1m
0.2m
0.2m
0.1m
0.5m
1.5m
1.4m
1.4m
11.5s 11.5s 11.4s 11.3s 11.1s 11.0s 10.8s 10.4s
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
4
kmh
6
kmh
6
kmh
6
kmh
9
kmh
9
kmh
8
kmh
6
kmh
1.3m
1.3m
1.2m
1.2m
1.2m
1.2m
1.2m
1.1m
10.2s 9.8s 9.5s 9.4s 9.0s 8.8s 9.3s 9.0s
Thu 30th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
11
kmh
13
kmh
16
kmh
17
kmh
14
kmh
16
kmh
16
kmh
1.2m
1.0m
0.6m
1.1m
1.0m
0.8m
1.1m
1.1m
9.9s 8.4s 8.0s 9.4s 9.6s 9.3s 8.6s 9.1s
Fri 31st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15
kmh
13
kmh
11
kmh
10
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
12
kmh
9
kmh
0.9m
0.9m
0.4m
0.3m
0.3m
0.3m
1.4m
1.4m
9.0s 8.8s 7.0s 7.3s 7.7s 7.9s 7.9s 8.0s
Sat 1st June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
4
kmh
7
kmh
8
kmh
10
kmh
14
kmh
16
kmh
11
kmh
1.2m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.2m
1.2m
7.4s 7.4s 7.9s 7.9s 7.7s 7.8s 7.7s 7.7s
Sun 2nd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
8
kmh
6
kmh
6
kmh
11
kmh
14
kmh
14
kmh
12
kmh
6
kmh
1.4m
1.2m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.0m
0.9m
7.6s 7.3s 7.2s 7.0s 6.6s 6.4s 6.5s 5.6s
Mon 3rd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
3
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
7
kmh
12
kmh
14
kmh
12
kmh
5
kmh
1.0m
0.9m
0.9m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
1.2m
5.5s 5.7s 5.6s 5.4s 8.5s 10.0s 9.8s 7.0s
Tue 28th May
2:53 AM 9:12 AM 3:08 PM 9:29 PM
0.90 3.40 1.10 3.60
Wed 29th May
3:50 AM 10:08 AM 4:07 PM 10:27 PM
1.00 3.30 1.20 3.50
Thu 30th May
4:58 AM 11:11 AM 5:20 PM 11:32 PM
1.10 3.20 1.30 3.50
Fri 31st May
6:15 AM 12:20 PM 6:38 PM
1.10 3.20 1.20
Sat 1st June
12:42 AM 7:26 AM 1:29 PM 7:49 PM
3.50 1.00 3.30 1.10
Sun 2nd June
1:51 AM 8:28 AM 2:33 PM 8:50 PM
3.60 0.90 3.50 1.00
Mon 3rd June
2:55 AM 9:21 AM 3:30 PM 9:43 PM
3.70 0.80 3.70 0.80
Tue 28th May
20°
0.0mm
9kmh NE
5%
Wed 29th May
20°
0.0mm
9kmh NNW
19%
Thu 30th May
17°
0.6mm
12kmh NW
82%
Fri 31st May
17°
0.3mm
11kmh NNW
65%
Sat 1st June
19°
0.1mm
9kmh NNW
63%
Sun 2nd June
18°
0.1mm
12kmh NNE
59%
Mon 3rd June
19°
0.0mm
11kmh NNE
36%
Tue 4th June
20°
0.0mm
10kmh NNE
7%
Wed 5th June
22°
0.0mm
9kmh NNE
0%
Thu 6th June
24°
0.0mm
9kmh NE
16%
Fri 7th June
29°
0.6mm
5kmh SSW
51%
Sat 8th June
27°
1.9mm
6kmh SE
67%
Sun 9th June
19°
20.6mm
4kmh WSW
89%
Mon 10th June
21°
0.4mm
9kmh NE
57%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 21° which is warm and pleasant for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 15° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There will be 8 days of light rain with an average of 3.1mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 44%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Playa de Sopelana don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Playa de Sopelana, Biscay, Basque Country, Spain

A holiday at Playa de Sopelana in Biscay, Basque Country, Spain promises stunning coastal views, a relaxed atmosphere, and a range of fun activities to enjoy. Situated on the beautiful Bay of Biscay, this beach offers an idyllic setting for a memorable vacation.

Beach Type

Playa de Sopelana features a long stretch of golden-yellow sand with some rocky areas along the shoreline. These rocky sections provide excellent opportunities for snorkeling and diving as they attract various fish species and other marine life. The crystal-clear waters and gentle waves make it suitable for swimming, while the soft sand is perfect for sunbathing or leisurely walks along the shore.

Beach Activities

There are plenty of beach activities to choose from at Playa de Sopelana. Surfing is particularly popular here due to the consistent waves that roll in from the Atlantic Ocean. Both beginners and experienced surfers can enjoy their time here, with surf schools available for those looking to learn or improve their skills.

Other water activities such as stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), kayaking, and windsurfing can also be enjoyed at this beautiful beach. For those seeking more relaxing pastimes, sunbathing or taking a stroll by the water's edge are great ways to unwind while taking in the scenic surroundings.

Accommodations

While there are no beach resorts directly on Playa de Sopelana, several hotels and guesthouses can be found nearby. Some options include:

  • Hotel Goizalde: A cozy hotel located just a short walk from the beach.
  • Casa Rural Ortulane: A charming countryside guesthouse situated close to Sopelana's beaches.
  • Hotel Modus Vivendi: A modern hotel situated in nearby Sopela town center.

Areas to Stay In

When visiting Playa de Sopelana, consider staying in the nearby town of Sopela, which offers a range of accommodation options and amenities. Sopela has a pleasant atmosphere with several bars, restaurants, and shops to explore.

Another option is to stay in the city of Bilbao, approximately 15 kilometers away from the beach. Bilbao offers a wider range of accommodations and attractions, including the famous Guggenheim Museum. Staying in Bilbao allows visitors to enjoy both the bustling city life and tranquil beach days at Playa de Sopelana.

Beach Amenities

Playa de Sopelana offers a variety of amenities for visitors to enjoy:

  • Lifeguard services during the summer months
  • Public restrooms and showers
  • Beach bars (chiringuitos) serving food and drinks
  • Surf schools for those looking to learn or improve their surfing skills
  • Parking facilities near the beach

With its beautiful golden sands, crystal clear waters, and wide range of activities on offer, Playa de Sopelana is an excellent choice for a memorable beach holiday in Spain's Basque Country.

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