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Punta Blanca - k16 Surf Guide

Punta Blanca-k16 in Tenerife is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

Punta Blanca - k16 Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
20.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Blanca - k16:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Blanca - k16 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 Punta Blanca - k16 (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Punta Blanca - k16 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 17% 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
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
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).

Explore Punta Blanca - k16 Location Map

Interactive Punta Blanca - k16 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 Punta Blanca - k16 is Tenerife Sur Airport (TFS) in Canary Islands, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Punta Blanca - k16 is Tenerife Norte Airport (TFN), also in Canary Islands, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Punta Blanca - k16 Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 January 2023, 13:01 Local Time
Saturday 28Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m)
1.8
NNE
1.8
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
15
15
20
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Punta Blanca - k16

Surf stats for Punta Blanca - k16, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Punta Blanca - k16

Wind stats for Punta Blanca - k16, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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