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Glass Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Glass Beach break guidePhoto by: ANGEL MARQUEZ

Glass Beach Surf Guide

Glass Beach in Fuerteventura is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's often crowded here. Watch out for .

Glass Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Glass Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Glass Beach occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Glass Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in February while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
59%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Glass Beach Location Map

Interactive Glass Beach 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 Glass Beach is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands, which is 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Glass Beach is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Glass Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 07:45 Local Time
Sunday 18
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NNE 25
NNE 20
NNE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Glass Beach

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

Wind History at Glass Beach

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
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