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Playa de la Canteria ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Playa de la Canteria Spot ID

Orzola Beach, Playa de la Canteria photo

Playa de la Canteria

Photo credit: Jurgen

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.2 °C

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Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 04:41 Local time
Wednesday 22
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 7 8 9 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
NNE 10
NNE 15
Wind State cross-

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Playa de La Canteria in Lanzarote is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north. No beach break here and there is also a left hand reef break.. Best around high tide. Take care to avoid the rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Playa de la Canteria Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arrecife-Lanzarote, 34 km from Playa de la Canteria.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
21.9 °C

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Overall Playa de la Canteria Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa de la Canteria is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa de la Canteria is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 95 km (59 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa de la Canteria, Lanzarote. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa de la Canteria sea temperature, Playa de la Canteria photographs, Playa de la Canteria detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa de la Canteria webcams, current wind from Lanzarote live weather stations and Playa de la Canteria 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 la Canteria.