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El Muelle ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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El Muelle Surf Guide

El Muelle in Fuerteventura is a reasonably exposed reef and point break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. There is no beach break and a left hand reef break too. and there is also a left hand point break. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rocks / crowds.

El Muelle Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Muelle:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Muelle 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 Muelle (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Muelle with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in December while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Muelle Location Map

Interactive El Muelle 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 Muelle is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Muelle is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands, 34 km (21 miles) away.

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El Muelle Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 10:08 Local Time
Sunday 16
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.8
N
1.6
N
1.6
N
1.5
N
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
N 25
N 30
N 25
N
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Swell History at El Muelle

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

Wind History at El Muelle

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

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