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La Izquierda break guidePhoto by: Ali Alejandro Castro Catalauba

La Izquierda Surf Guide

La Izquierda in Tenerife is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A reef breaks left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Take care of rocks and locals.

La Izquierda Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
21.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Izquierda:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Izquierda occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Izquierda with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 60% of the time in January while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Izquierda Location Map

Interactive La Izquierda 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 La Izquierda is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Izquierda is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 61 km (38 miles) away.

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La Izquierda Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 May 2023, 07:37 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on cross-
on cross-

Swell History at La Izquierda

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

Wind History at La Izquierda

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To La Izquierda:

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