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El Confital ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 4.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.5

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El Confital

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El Confital photo

El Confital

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C

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Monday, 17 December 2018, 01:27 Local time
SunMonday 17
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 13 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
E 20
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Confital in Gran Canaria is an exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A right hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Watch out for rocks,crowds.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Puerto de la Luz, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, 2 km from El Confital.

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El Confital Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP867, 7 km from El Confital.


Air temperature
18.4 °C

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Overall El Confital Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to El Confital:

  • Closest city location
    Las Palmas (Spain)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Arucas (Spain)
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Telde (Spain)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ingenio (Spain)
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Aguimes (Spain)
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to El Confital is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Confital is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands is 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands is the fifth nearest airport to El Confital and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Confital, Gran Canaria. Use the tab navigation above to view El Confital sea temperature, El Confital photographs, El Confital detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Confital webcams, current wind from Gran Canaria live weather stations and El Confital tide predictions. The Spain (Africa) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Africa) and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Spain (Africa) wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around El Confital.