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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

Overall: 3.1

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Maspalomas Spot ID

Peak at Maspalomas photo


Photo credit: Emilio Pérez

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.8 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 03:09 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 15
NE 15
NNE 15
Wind State cross-

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Maspalomas in Gran Canaria is an exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Playa del Ingles, 3 km from Maspalomas.

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Maspalomas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Maspalomas, 4 km from Maspalomas.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Maspalomas

Overall Maspalomas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Maspalomas Location Maps

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Town and city forecasts close to Maspalomas:

  • Closest city location
    Santa Lucia (Spain)
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    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.
Maspalomas break location map and break info

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