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La Santa - El Quemao ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.3

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La Santa - El Quemao break guidePhoto by: KT Canary Photography

La Santa - El Quemao Surf Guide

La Santa-El Quemao in Lanzarote is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. A left hand reef break. Best around high tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for rocks / crowds.

La Santa - El Quemao Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Santa - El Quemao:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Santa - El Quemao occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Santa - El Quemao (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Santa - El Quemao 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 32% of the time in December while 52% 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.
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).
La Santa - El Quemao Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 13:11 Local Time
Wednesday 25Thu
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 7 8
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 30
NNW 35
NW 45
Wind State on on on on

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Swell History at La Santa - El Quemao

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Wind History at La Santa - El Quemao

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