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Las Monjas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Las Monjas Spot ID

Las Monjas surf spot photo

Las Monjas

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 14:21 Local time
Friday 21Sat
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
N 20
N 20
Wind State cross-

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Las Monjas in Gran Canaria is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Puerto de la Luz, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, 3 km from Las Monjas.

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Las Monjas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arenales Las Palmas De Gran Canaria wx, 6 km from Las Monjas.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
26.5 °C

Current weather near Las Monjas

Overall Las Monjas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Las Monjas:

  • Closest city location
    Las Palmas (Spain)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Arucas (Spain)
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Telde (Spain)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ingenio (Spain)
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Aguimes (Spain)
    18 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Las Monjas is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Las Monjas is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands is 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands is the fifth nearest airport to Las Monjas and is 199 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Las Monjas, Gran Canaria. Use the tab navigation above to view Las Monjas sea temperature, Las Monjas photographs, Las Monjas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Las Monjas webcams, current wind from Gran Canaria live weather stations and Las Monjas 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 Las Monjas.