La Barra ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

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La Barra Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Gran Canaria, Spain)


La Barra Spot ID:

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 02:08 Local time

Tue Wednesday 01
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NNE 25
NNE 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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La Barra in Gran Canaria is an exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Hazards include .

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Canary Islands, Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Puerto de la Luz, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, 2 km from La Barra.

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La Barra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Telde Islas Cararias, 16 km from La Barra.

fresh winds from the NW

Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near La Barra

Overall La Barra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Barra:

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Closest break El Confital 1 mi
Second closest break Las Monjas 2 mi
Third closest break El Lloret 2 mi
Fourth closest break La Cicer 2 mi
Fifth closest break Quintanilla 6 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Barra:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 1309 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 1387 mi
Third closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 1486 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy K2 Buoy 1581 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 1593 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Barra:

Closest tide station Puerto de la Luz, Gran Canaria 1 mi
Second closest tide station Canarias 2 mi
Third closest tide station Arucas 6 mi
Fourth closest tide station Galdar 13 mi
Fifth closest tide station Agaete 17 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to La Barra:

Closest ski area Oukaimeden (Morocco) 499 mi
Second closest ski area Michlifen (Morocco) 712 mi
Third closest ski area Sierra Nevada (Spain) 935 mi
Fourth closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 960 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain) 1010 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Barra:

Closest city location Las Palmas (Spain) 2 mi
Second closest city location Arucas (Spain) 6 mi
Third closest city location Telde (Spain) 10 mi
Fourth closest city location Ingenio (Spain) 15 mi
Fifth closest city location Aguimes (Spain) 16 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to La Barra is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Barra is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands is 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands is the fifth nearest airport to La Barra and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Barra, Gran Canaria. Use the tab navigation above to view La Barra sea temperature, La Barra photographs, La Barra detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Barra webcams, current wind from Gran Canaria live weather stations and La Barra 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 La Barra.


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