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El Agujero ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.3

Overall: 2.7

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El Agujero Surf Guide

El Agujero in Gran Canaria is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest.. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Try not to swallow any water - there are pollution concerns here.

El Agujero Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Agujero:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Agujero 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 22% of the time in October while 75% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
75%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Agujero Location Map

Interactive El Agujero 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 closest passenger airport to El Agujero is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Agujero is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 76 km (47 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
El Agujero Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 20 September 2021, 20:27 Local Time
MonTuesday 21
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m)
1.2
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.4
NNE
Period (s) 7 7 8 8
Wind (km/h)
25
25
20
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at El Agujero

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

Wind History at El Agujero

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near El Agujero. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To El Agujero: