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El Golfo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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El Golfo Spot ID

El Golfo photo

El Golfo

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.2 °C

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Monday, 21 January 2019, 21:38 Local time
MonTuesday 22
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
NNE 30
NNE 35
NNE 30
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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El Golfo in Lanzarote is an exposed reef break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. A reef breaks right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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El Golfo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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Air temperature
16.9 °C

Current weather near El Golfo

Overall El Golfo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Golfo is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Golfo is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA), also in Canary Islands, 191 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Golfo, Lanzarote. Use the tab navigation above to view El Golfo sea temperature, El Golfo photographs, El Golfo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Golfo webcams, current wind from Lanzarote live weather stations and El Golfo 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 Golfo.