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El Fronton ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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El Fronton break guide

El Fronton Surf Guide

El Fronton in Gran Canaria is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Watch out for rocks, hevy wave.

El Fronton Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
consistent22.2°C

Surfing El Fronton:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view El Fronton sea temperature, El Fronton photographs, El Fronton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Fronton webcams, current wind from Gran Canaria live weather stations and El Fronton tide predictions. The Spain (Africa) swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Spain (Africa) and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Spain (Africa) wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around El Fronton


El Fronton Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 20:01 Local time
Friday 10Sat
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.9
NNE
2.0
NNE
2.1
NNE
2.1
NNE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 30
NNE 25
NNE 25
NNE
Wind State on on on on



Tide Times:

For Galdar, 2 km from El Fronton.

IS AT (local time)

El Fronton Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Las Palmas-gando, 37 km from El Fronton.

fresh winds from the N

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no report
Air temperature
24.7 °C

Current weather near El Fronton

Overall El Fronton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for El Fronton: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for El Fronton: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


El Fronton photo

El Fronton

Photo credit: JWaicok

davidlosanxz@hotmail.com, El Fronton photo

El Fronton

Photo credit: David Lozano Sánchez


El Fronton Location Maps

El Fronton Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Gran Canaria surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of El Fronton

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to El Fronton:

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Wave buoys nearest to El Fronton:

Tide stations nearest to El Fronton:

  • Closest tide station
    Galdar
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Agaete
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Arucas
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Canarias
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Puerto de la Luz, Gran Canaria
    14 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to El Fronton is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Fronton is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands is 178 km (111 miles) away.
  • La Palma (Santa Cruz De La Palma) Airport (SPC) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to El Fronton and is 212 km (132 miles) away.
El Fronton break location map and break info