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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

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 12 May 2021 WEST
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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 20.6 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 20.9 min: 18.8 °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 20.6 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 20.9 min: 18.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Arinaga (fresh winds from the N at LasPalmas-gando 9 km from Arinaga).

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Moderate
35 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 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 15) at 7AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 2.5m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.8m and 12s. Another secondary swell of 0.6m and 11s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Arinaga in the next 12 days are 3.0m 9s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 15) at 4AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.2m 12s period and expected on Monday (May 17) at 4AM.

Wave TypeTime (WEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7AM (Sat 15th May)8ft (2.5m) 9s
Best Surf 7AM (Sat 15th May)8ft (2.5m) 9s
Most Powerful 4AM (Sat 15th May)10ft (3.0m) 9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Arinaga over the next 12 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
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.282.cc23
1.7
N
1.5
N
1.4
N
1.5
N
1.5
N
1.3
N
2.5
NNE
2.5
NNE
3
NNE
2.5
NNE
2.4
NNE
1.9
N
1.8
NNE
1.6
N
1.8
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.9
NNE
2.2
NNE
2.3
NNE
2.5
NNE
3
NNE
3
NNE
3
NNE
3
NNE
3
NNE
3
NNE
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987702566784749488746999123210391027716501360477412361385361390361256296314370422473660791850118912741326164016701404
30
NNE
25
NNE
30
N
30
N
25
N
35
N
30
N
35
N
35
N
30
N
25
N
25
N
20
N
15
N
25
N
25
N
25
N
25
N
25
N
25
N
20
N
20
N
10
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
25
NNW
30
N
30
N
35
N
40
NNE
35
NNE
40
N
35
NNE
30
NNE
35
N
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross
2:27PM
1.96
2:43AM
1.87
2:57PM
1.94
3:15AM
1.80
3:29PM
1.89
3:48AM
1.71
4:03PM
1.81
4:24AM
1.62
4:42PM
1.73
5:06AM
1.52
5:28PM
1.65
6:01AM
1.44
6:29PM
1.59
7:15AM
1.40
7:43PM
1.58
8:39AM
1.43
8:59PM
1.64
9:53AM
1.55
10:05PM
1.75
10:51AM
1.71
11:02PM
1.90
11:41AM
1.87
11:53PM
2.03
8:37PM
0.22
8:47AM
0.25
9:10PM
0.25
9:17AM
0.31
9:44PM
0.32
9:49AM
0.39
10:20PM
0.41
10:25AM
0.48
11:02PM
0.50
11:07AM
0.57
11:55PM
0.58
12:02PM
0.65
1:03AM
0.62
1:16PM
0.70
2:22AM
0.58
2:38PM
0.67
3:34AM
0.47
3:51PM
0.58
4:34AM
0.32
4:51PM
0.43
5:25AM
0.17
5:44PM
0.28

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

Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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7:13--7:13--7:11--7:11--7:11--7:11--7:09--7:09--7:09--7:09--7:07--7:07--
-8:42--8:42--8:43--8:43--8:44--8:44--8:45--8:45--8:45--8:46--8:46--8:47-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 22°C on Fri afternoon, min 17°C on Wed morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 25°C on Mon morning, min 19°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Tue morning, min 20°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Fri morning, min 17°C on Fri night). Mainly strong 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 12 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.