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Playa de Famara ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 4.0

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Playa de Famara Spot ID

Famara, Playa de Famara photo

Playa de Famara

Photo credit: carmelo peñate sosa

Famara, Playa de Famara photo

Playa de Famara

Photo credit: carmelo peñate sosa

Playa de Famara photo

Playa de Famara

Photo credit: Carmelo Peñate Sosa

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.7 °C

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Saturday, 25 April 2015, 01:23 Local time
FriSaturday 25
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
N 20
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

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Playa de Famara in Lanzarote is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rips / crowds.

Canary Islands, Spain wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arrieta, 9 km from Playa de Famara.

IS AT (local time)

Playa de Famara Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arrecife-Lanzarote, 19 km from Playa de Famara.

light winds from the NNE

km/h
Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near Playa de Famara

Overall Playa de Famara Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Also see Playa de Famara surf quality by seasonand Playa de Famara surf quality by month.

Playa de Famara Location Maps

Playa de Famara Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Lanzarote surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Playa de Famara

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Famara:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Famara:

Tide stations nearest to Playa de Famara:

  • Closest tide station
    Arrecife
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Tias
    13 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Corralejo
    33 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Puerto del Rosario
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Puerto de la Luz, Gran Canaria
    132 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Playa de Famara:

  • Closest ski area
    Oukaimeden (Morocco)
    367 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    580 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sierra Nevada (Spain)
    807 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Serra da Estrela (Portugal)
    851 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)
    896 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Playa de Famara:

  • Closest city location
    Arrecife (Spain)
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Puerto del Carmen (Spain)
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Puerto del Rosario (Spain)
    47 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Las Palmas (Spain)
    134 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    El Aaiun (Western Sahara)
    137 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa de Famara is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa de Famara is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 80 km (50 miles) away.
Playa de Famara break location map and break info

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