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Outside Reef Surf Guide

Outside Reef in Lanzarote is an exposed bombora break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north.. Rocks are a hazard.

Outside Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBomboraIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
20.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Outside Reef:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Outside Reef 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 17% of the time in October while 73% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
73%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Outside Reef Location Map

Interactive Outside Reef 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 Outside Reef is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Outside Reef is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 78 km (48 miles) away.

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Outside Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 03:54 Local Time
Tuesday 24
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
1.6
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.6
NNE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
30
30
30
30
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Outside Reef

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

Wind History at Outside Reef

Wind stats for Outside Reef, 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 Outside Reef. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Outside Reef: