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La Santa - The Slab break guidePhoto by: KT Canary Photography

La Santa - The Slab Surf Guide

La Santa-The Slab in Lanzarote is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around high tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rocks / crowds.

La Santa - The Slab Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Santa - The Slab:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Santa - The Slab 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 57% of the time in December while 27% 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
57%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
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).

Explore La Santa - The Slab Location Map

Interactive La Santa - The Slab 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 nearest passenger airport to La Santa - The Slab is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to La Santa - The Slab is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 76 km (47 miles) away.

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La Santa - The Slab Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 January 2022, 15:37 Local Time
Monday 17Tue
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m)
1
NNW
1
NNW
1.1
NNW
1.1
NNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
25
25
25
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at La Santa - The Slab

Surf stats for La Santa - The Slab, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at La Santa - The Slab

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

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