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Hierro ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.4

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Hierro Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 08:38 Local time
Tuesday 12
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Wave (m) 2.2
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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Period (s) 16 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 40
NNE 40
NNE 40
N 45
N
Wind State cross-
on
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Heirro(Derecha de los Alemanes) in Fuerteventura 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 north northwest. There is no beach break and a right hand reef break too.. 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 Corralejo, 8 km from Hierro.

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Hierro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Parque Holandes La Oliva wx, 19 km from Hierro.

moderate winds from the NNW

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Air temperature
16.9 °C

Current weather near Hierro

Overall Hierro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Hierro is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hierro is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA), also in Canary Islands, 167 km (104 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hierro, Fuerteventura. Use the tab navigation above to view Hierro sea temperature, Hierro photographs, Hierro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hierro webcams, current wind from Fuerteventura live weather stations and Hierro 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 Hierro.