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Playa de Famara ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.3
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 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: 22.5 °C

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 18:24 Local time
Tuesday 18Wed
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
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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.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arrieta, 9 km from Playa de Famara.

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Playa de Famara Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Canary Islands Lanzarote Costa calle de los Veroles Teguise wx, 14 km from Playa de Famara.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
26.1 °C

Current weather near Playa de Famara

Overall Playa de Famara Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Playa de Famara Location Map

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  • 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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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.