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El Fronton ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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El Fronton Spot ID

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El Fronton

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.3 °C

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Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 12:38 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.4
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Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
NE 15
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Wind State cross cross cross-
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El Fronton in Gran Canaria is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Best around low tide. It's often crowded here. Beware of rocks, hevy wave.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Galdar, 2 km from El Fronton.

IS AT (local time)

El Fronton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Las Palmas/Gran Canaria Airport, 39 km from El Fronton.

light winds from the NE.(Wind varies from 360 to 060 degs)

km/h
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near El Fronton

Overall El Fronton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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El Fronton Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to El Fronton:

  • Closest city location
    Arucas (Spain)
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Las Palmas (Spain)
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Santa Lucia (Spain)
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Telde (Spain)
    19 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to El Fronton is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Fronton is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands is 178 km (111 miles) away.
  • La Palma (Santa Cruz De La Palma) Airport (SPC) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to El Fronton and is 212 km (132 miles) away.
El Fronton break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Fronton, Gran Canaria. Use the tab navigation above to view El Fronton sea temperature, El Fronton photographs, El Fronton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Fronton webcams, current wind from Gran Canaria live weather stations and El Fronton 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 Fronton.