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Arrieta ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Arrieta break guide

Arrieta Surf Guide

Arrieta in Lanzarote is a sheltered reef break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north.. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks / crowds.

Arrieta Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Arrieta:

The best conditions reported for surf at Arrieta occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Arrieta (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Arrieta with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 11% of the time in November while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Arrieta Location Map

Interactive Arrieta surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Arrieta is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Arrieta is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 85 km (53 miles) away.

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Arrieta Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 07:33 Local Time
Monday 08
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
N 20
NNE 25
N 30
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Arrieta

Surf stats for Arrieta, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Arrieta

Wind stats for Arrieta, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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