Maspalomas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

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Maspalomas Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Gran Canaria, Spain)

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Maspalomas Spot ID:

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.8 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 16:29 Local time

Tuesday 31 Wed
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 35
NE 35
NNE 40
NNE 50
Wind State cross-
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Maspalomas in Gran Canaria is an exposed beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Playa del Ingles, 3 km from Maspalomas.

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At Las Palmas, 3 km from Maspalomas.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
19 °C

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Maspalomas:

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Closest break Playa del Ingles 2 mi
Second closest break Arguineguin 6 mi
Third closest break Pozo Izquierdo 12 mi
Fourth closest break Mosca Point 12 mi
Fifth closest break Arinaga 15 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Maspalomas:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 1339 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 1416 mi
Third closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 1513 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy K2 Buoy 1610 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 1623 mi

Tide stations nearest to Maspalomas:

Closest tide station Playa del Ingles 2 mi
Second closest tide station Puerto Rico 8 mi
Third closest tide station San Nicolas 21 mi
Fourth closest tide station Agaete 26 mi
Fifth closest tide station Arucas 27 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Maspalomas:

Closest ski area Oukaimeden (Morocco) 521 mi
Second closest ski area Michlifen (Morocco) 736 mi
Third closest ski area Sierra Nevada (Spain) 961 mi
Fourth closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 989 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain) 1039 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Maspalomas:

Closest city location Santa Lucia (Spain) 12 mi
Second closest city location San Bartolome (Spain) 13 mi
Third closest city location Aguimes (Spain) 15 mi
Fourth closest city location Ingenio (Spain) 16 mi
Fifth closest city location Telde (Spain) 21 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Maspalomas is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Maspalomas is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS), also in Canary Islands, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Third is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN) in Canary Islands, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands is 188 km (117 miles) away.
  • Hierro Airport (VDE), also in Canary Islands is the fifth nearest airport to Maspalomas and is 226 km (140 miles) away.
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