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Los Lances ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.8

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Los Lances break guidePhoto by: Chodaboy

Los Lances Surf Guide

Los Lances in Andalucia is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

Los Lances Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Los Lances:

The best conditions reported for surf at Los Lances occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Los Lances with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in October while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
74%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Los Lances Location Map

Interactive Los Lances 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 Lances is Gibraltar Airport (GIB) in Gibraltar, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Los Lances is Ibn Batouta (Tanger) Airport (TNG) in Morocco, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Los Lances Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 10:33 Local Time
Thursday 28
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.3
WNW
Period (s) 10 14 13 13
Wind (km/h)
30
30
25
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Los Lances

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

Wind History at Los Lances

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

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