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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Lanzarote, Spain)

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Playa de Famara Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 23:51 Local time

Tue Wednesday 01
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 45
NNE 40
NE 35
NE 35
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Playa de Famara in Lanzarote is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southeast with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips / crowds.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arrieta, 9 km from Playa de Famara.

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Live Weather:

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

moderate winds from the N

Air temperature
16.5 °C

Current weather near Playa de Famara

Overall Playa de Famara Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa de Famara:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Shipwreck 0 mi
Second closest break La Caleta 1 mi
Third closest break Las Bajas 1 mi
Fourth closest break San Juan 1 mi
Fifth closest break Outside Reef 4 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Playa de Famara:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 1204 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 1297 mi
Third closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 1358 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 1500 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy K2 Buoy 1510 mi

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

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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

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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
  • 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.
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