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Mechihonas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Mechihonas Surf Guide

Mechihonas in Fuerteventura is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Mechihonas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mechihonas:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mechihonas 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 20% of the time in December while 75% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
20%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
75%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mechihonas Location Map

Interactive Mechihonas 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 Mechihonas is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mechihonas is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Mechihonas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 20:23 Local Time
MonTuesday 20
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.9
NNW
1.0
NNW
1.0
NNW
1.1
NNW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 30
NNE 30
NNE 30
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Mechihonas

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

Wind History at Mechihonas

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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