La Barra Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 19.3 °C
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 .
Overall La Barra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- 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.
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.