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Los Enanos break guidePhoto by: antovila

Los Enanos Surf Guide

Los Enanos in Gran Canaria is an exposed beach and reef break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Often Crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

Los Enanos Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
21.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Los Enanos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Los Enanos occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Los Enanos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in October while 76% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% 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 Los Enanos Location Map

Interactive Los Enanos 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 Los Enanos is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Los Enanos is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 87 km (54 miles) away.

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Los Enanos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 November 2021, 16:59 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 13 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Los Enanos

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

Wind History at Los Enanos

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Los Enanos. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Los Enanos: