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El Paso ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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El Paso Surf Guide

El Paso 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. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest.. Water quality is rather poor here.

El Paso Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Paso:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Paso 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 Paso Location Map

Interactive El Paso 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 Paso is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Paso is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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El Paso Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 12:25 Local Time
Saturday 08
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
N 20
NNW
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Swell History at El Paso

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

Wind History at El Paso

Wind stats for El Paso, 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 Paso. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away

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