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Playa de la Garita ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Playa de la Garita Surf Guide

Playa de la Garita in Lanzarote is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach break provides left and right handers and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Best around low tide. Hazards include rocks / crowds.

Playa de la Garita Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa de la Garita:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa de la Garita 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 de la Garita (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Playa de la Garita with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in October while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
38%
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 Garita Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 30 October 2020, 13:48 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
E 15
ENE 25
ENE 30
ENE
Wind State on cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Playa de la Garita

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

Wind History at Playa de la Garita

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

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