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Boca del Abajo Surf Guide

Boca del Abajo in Lanzarote is an exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. There is no beach break and there is left hand reef break too. and also offers a left hand point break too. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rips / crowds / rocks.

Boca del Abajo Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boca del Abajo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boca del Abajo occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Boca del Abajo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 20% of the time in October while 70% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boca del Abajo Location Map

Interactive Boca del Abajo 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 Boca del Abajo is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Boca del Abajo is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 77 km (48 miles) away.

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Boca del Abajo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 20 May 2022, 15:45 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 11 7 7
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Swell History at Boca del Abajo

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

Wind History at Boca del Abajo

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

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