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Playa de la Canteria ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Playa de la Canteria Surf Guide

Playa de La Canteria in Lanzarote is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north. No beach break here and there is also a left hand reef break.. Best around high tide. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Playa de la Canteria Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de la Canteria:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de la Canteria occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Playa de la Canteria with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 20% of the time in October while 70% 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
20%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
70%
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).
Playa de la Canteria Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 30 October 2020, 14:28 Local Time
Friday 30Sat
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 2.5
NNW
2.3
NNW
2.2
NNW
1.8
NNW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 20
E 25
E 35
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Playa de la Canteria

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

Wind History at Playa de la Canteria

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

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