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Pozo Izquierdo Surf Guide

Pozo Izquierdo in Gran Canaria is a sheltered beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The beach breaks consists of rights.

Pozo Izquierdo Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pozo Izquierdo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pozo Izquierdo 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 Pozo Izquierdo (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pozo Izquierdo 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 1% of the time in February while 24% 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 Pozo Izquierdo Location Map

Interactive Pozo Izquierdo 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 Pozo Izquierdo is Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Canary Islands, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pozo Izquierdo is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS), also in Canary Islands, 116 km (72 miles) away.

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Pozo Izquierdo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 23 May 2022, 02:44 Local Time
Monday 23
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Pozo Izquierdo

Surf stats for Pozo Izquierdo, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Pozo Izquierdo

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

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