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El Chanquete ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.9

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El Chanquete Spot ID

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El Chanquete

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.8 °C

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Thursday, 20 June 2019, 23:44 Local time
ThuFriday 21
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 - -
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
NW 20
NW 15
Wind State cross-

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El Chanquete in Andalucia is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Malaga, Spain, 6 km from El Chanquete.

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El Chanquete Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Malaga Airport, 13 km from El Chanquete.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
28.0 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Chanquete is Malaga Airport (AGP) in Spain, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Chanquete is Granada Airport (GRX), also in Spain, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Third is Armilla (Granada) Airport (GRX) in Spain, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar is 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Moron Ab (Sevilla) Airport (OZP) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to El Chanquete and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Chanquete, Andalucia. Use the tab navigation above to view El Chanquete sea temperature, El Chanquete photographs, El Chanquete detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Chanquete webcams, current wind from Andalucia live weather stations and El Chanquete tide predictions. The Spain (Europe) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Europe) 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 (Europe) 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 Chanquete.