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

Overall: 3.2

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La Barra Spot ID

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La Barra

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C

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Friday, 14 December 2018, 17:00 Local time
Friday 14Sat
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 14 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NNE 20
NNE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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La Barra in Gran Canaria is an exposed beach and reef break that is often working, 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 ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves as well as left and right hand reef breaks.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of .

Azores Portugal 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 Arenales Las Palmas De Gran Canaria wx, 4 km from La Barra.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
20.1 °C

Current weather near La Barra

Overall La Barra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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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.