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Kiteboarding World Tour 2010, El Medano photo

El Medano

Photo credit: Cristiano

Kiteboarding World Tour 2010, El Medano photo

El Medano

Photo credit: Cristiano

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SSW | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.1 °C

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 04:10 Local time
Tuesday 19
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
ESE 10
Wind State glass glass on cross-

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El Medano in Tenerife is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. The best wind direction is from the west northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves as well as a left hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rocks and locals.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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El Medano Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tenerife Sur-Reina, 2 km from El Medano.


Air temperature
20.1 °C

Current weather near El Medano

Overall El Medano Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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