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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

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La Barra Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.1 °C

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Saturday, 30 May 2015, 03:29 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
NNE
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1.1
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Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
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Wind State 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 .

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 SHIP2144, 5 km from La Barra.

light winds from the N

km/h
Air temperature
19.4 °C

Current weather near La Barra

Overall La Barra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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La Barra Location Maps

La Barra Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Barra:

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Wave buoys nearest to La Barra:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.
La Barra break location map and break info

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.