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La Guancha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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La Guancha Spot ID

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La Guancha

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 04:43 Local time
Wednesday 22
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 7 7 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
NNE 15
NNE 15
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La Guancha in Gran Canaria is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the south. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. A right hand reef break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Galdar, 2 km from La Guancha.

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La Guancha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Las Palmas-gando, 37 km from La Guancha.

light winds from the N

no report
Air temperature
21.5 °C

Current weather near La Guancha

Overall La Guancha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to La Guancha:

  • Closest city location
    Arucas (Spain)
    8 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Las Palmas (Spain)
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Telde (Spain)
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Santa Lucia (Spain)
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to La Guancha is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Guancha is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands is 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • La Palma (Santa Cruz De La Palma) Airport (SPC) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to La Guancha and is 213 km (132 miles) away.
La Guancha break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Guancha, Gran Canaria. Use the tab navigation above to view La Guancha sea temperature, La Guancha photographs, La Guancha detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Guancha webcams, current wind from Gran Canaria live weather stations and La Guancha 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 Guancha.