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Playa del Ingles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Playa del Ingles Surf Guide

Playa del Inglas in Gran Canaria is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around high tide. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Playa del Ingles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
20.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa del Ingles:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa del Ingles occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa del Ingles 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 0% of the time in January while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
99%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa del Ingles Location Map

Interactive Playa del Ingles 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 del Ingles is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa del Ingles is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS), also in Canary Islands, 104 km (65 miles) away.

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Playa del Ingles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 6 May 2021, 23:20 Local Time
ThuFriday 07
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE 10
N
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Playa del Ingles

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

Wind History at Playa del Ingles

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

Playa del Ingles Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.4
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s32.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s32.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s21.5
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Ove Falk-Larssen from Norway
“I do not surf but love The Waves at plata del ingles. Been here 5-6 summers now, and end up swimming and having fun at The Beach. Hope they get better facilities in The near future. Showers with water, not a few drops.... Enjoy The plata.”

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    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    11km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s11.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    16km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away

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