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Mosca Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.1

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Mosca Point Surf Guide

Mosca Point in Gran Canaria is a sheltered beach and reef break that has quite consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rocks, man-made danger (buoys etc...) and locals.

Mosca Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mosca Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mosca Point occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mosca Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in February while 2% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 72% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
2%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
72%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mosca Point Location Map

Interactive Mosca Point 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 Mosca Point is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mosca Point is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS), also in Canary Islands, 116 km (72 miles) away.

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Mosca Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 6 May 2021, 23:32 Local Time
ThuFriday 07
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.5
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.3
NNE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NNE 20
N 20
N
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Mosca Point

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

Wind History at Mosca Point

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

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