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El Conquistador ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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El Conquistador Surf Guide

El Conquistador in Tenerife is an exposed beach and reef break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The right hand reef break is better than the left.. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

El Conquistador Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
20.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Conquistador:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Conquistador occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing El Conquistador with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in September while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 65% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
65%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Conquistador Location Map

Interactive El Conquistador 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 Conquistador is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Conquistador is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 61 km (38 miles) away.

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El Conquistador Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 08:31 Local Time
Saturday 17
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
ESE 15
ESE 5
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at El Conquistador

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

Wind History at El Conquistador

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

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