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Playa Ojo de Garza Surf Guide

Playa Ojo de Garza in Gran Canaria is a sheltered reef break that does not work very often. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north. There are left and right breaking reefs. Good surf at all stages of the tide.

Playa Ojo de Garza Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
21.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Ojo de Garza:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Ojo de Garza occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Playa Ojo de Garza (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa Ojo de Garza 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 3% of the time in February while 23% 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.
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 Playa Ojo de Garza Location Map

Interactive Playa Ojo de Garza 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 Playa Ojo de Garza is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa Ojo de Garza is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Playa Ojo de Garza Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 01:21 Local Time
TueWednesday 29
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Playa Ojo de Garza

Surf stats for Playa Ojo de Garza, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Playa Ojo de Garza

Wind stats for Playa Ojo de Garza, 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 Playa Ojo de Garza. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: very consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s11.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    22km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Playa Ojo de Garza: