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El Roque Taganana Surf Guide

El Roque Taganana in Tenerife is an exposed sandbar break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Waves at the sandbar are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of - Rips / undertow.

El Roque Taganana Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
20.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Roque Taganana:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Roque Taganana 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 24% of the time in December while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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El Roque Taganana Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 22:34 Local Time
SunMonday 17
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 2.0
NNE
2.1
NE
2.0
NE
2.1
NE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 25
NNE 20
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at El Roque Taganana

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

Wind History at El Roque Taganana

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

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