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El Roque ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 2.1

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El Roque Spot ID

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El Roque

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.0 °C

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 14:03 Local time
Tuesday 16
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
Wind State cross-
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El Roque in Gran Canaria is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. There is no beach break and there is left hand reef break too.. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arucas, 5 km from El Roque.

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El Roque Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At El Estanco Firgas wx, 4 km from El Roque.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
20.0 °C

Current weather near El Roque

Overall El Roque Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to El Roque:

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


  • The closest passenger airport to El Roque is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Roque is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands is 171 km (106 miles) away.
  • Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands is the fifth nearest airport to El Roque and is 212 km (132 miles) away.
El Roque break location map and break info

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