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Sotavento ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 1.7

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Sotavento Spot ID

Goiter, Sotavento photo


Photo credit: Robin Oosterlinck

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.3 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 04:46 Local time
Saturday 21
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
N 30
N 30
NNE 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Sotavento in Fuerteventura is a fairly exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cofete, 8 km from Sotavento.

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Sotavento Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fuerteventura AR Airport, 59 km from Sotavento.

fresh winds from the N

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Current weather near Sotavento

Overall Sotavento Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Sotavento:

  • Closest city location
    40 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Telde (Spain)
    68 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Las Palmas (Spain)
    69 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ingenio (Spain)
    70 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Aguimes (Spain)
    71 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sotavento is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands, which is 61 km (38 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sotavento is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA), also in Canary Islands, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands, 119 km (74 miles) away.
Sotavento break location map and break info

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