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Arinaga ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Arinaga Surf Forecast / Gran Canaria / Spain

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Thursday 25 Feb 2021 WET
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Arinaga surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Arinaga sea temperature is 19.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 18.6 max: 20.3 min: 17.7 °C)
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Arinaga surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Arinaga sea temperature is 19.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 18.6 max: 20.3 min: 17.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Gran Canaria

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Arinaga (moderate winds from the N at Las Palmas/Gran Canaria Airport 8 km from Arinaga). 1.3m 14 s period swell from NW with 2.0m 7 s period wind swell from N

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Actual: 51 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
N
Cross-Shore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Arinaga this week:

The surf forecast for Arinaga over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (Feb 27) at 3PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.7m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.7m and 12s. Another secondary swell of 0.6m and 16s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Arinaga in the next 7 days are 1.4m 14s and forecast to arrive on Friday (Feb 26) at 3AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.1m 17s period and expected on Sunday (Feb 28) at 3AM.

Wave TypeTime (WET) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 3PM (Sat 27th Feb)5.5ft (1.7m) 9s
Best Surf 3AM (Sun 28th Feb)5.5ft (1.7m) 9s
Most Powerful 3AM (Fri 26th Feb)4.5ft (1.4m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Arinaga over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
1.4
NW
1.3
NNW
1.1
NNW
2
N
1.8
N
1.7
N
1.8
N
1.5
N
1.2
N
1.2
N
1.1
N
1
N
0.6
WNW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.7
NW
1.5
N
1.5
N
14141488998887714131313121213131266
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35
NNE
35
NNE
35
NNE
30
NNE
30
N
20
N
20
N
15
N
15
N
15
NW
20
NNE
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNE
20
NNE
25
NNE
20
N
30
N
30
N
30
N
30
NNE
30
NNE
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12:27AM
2.05
12:50PM
1.95
1:03AM
2.19
1:27PM
2.05
1:40AM
2.29
2:04PM
2.10
2:17AM
2.32
2:41PM
2.09
2:56AM
2.27
3:21PM
2.04
3:37AM
2.15
4:03PM
1.94
4:22AM
1.98
4:50PM
1.80
5:16AM
1.76
6:44AM
0.10
6:51PM
0.11
7:20AM
-0.03
7:28PM
0.02
7:57AM
-0.11
8:05PM
-0.02
8:34AM
-0.12
8:43PM
-0.00
9:13AM
-0.06
9:24PM
0.07
9:54AM
0.07
10:08PM
0.20
10:39AM
0.24
11:00PM
0.35

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Arinaga blow from the W

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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--7:00--7:00--7:00--7:01--7:01--7:02--7:02--

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Sun morning, min 14°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Thu night, light winds from the NNW by Sun afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Wed afternoon, min 16°C on Mon night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Arinaga Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Arinaga provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Arinaga can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Arinaga surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Arinaga) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Arinaga may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Gran Canaria? If you are looking for accommodation near Arinaga, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Gran Canaria, consider staying in Aguimes which is 8 km (5 miles) away. Other places in and around Gran Canaria where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Ingenio which is 9 km (6 miles) away, Santa Lucia, Telde and San Bartolome.