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Playa de Esquinzo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 2.7

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Playa de Esquinzo Surf Guide

Playa de Esquinzo in Fuerteventura is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here.

Playa de Esquinzo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de Esquinzo:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa de Esquinzo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in January while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa de Esquinzo Location Map

Interactive Playa de Esquinzo 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 de Esquinzo is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Canary Islands, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa de Esquinzo is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE), also in Canary Islands, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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Playa de Esquinzo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 12:05 Local Time
Monday 17
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.8
NW
0.8
NW
1.0
NW
1.0
NW
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NNE 30
NNE 30
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Playa de Esquinzo

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

Wind History at Playa de Esquinzo

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

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