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Punta Usaje Surf Guide

Punta Usaje in Lanzarote is a sheltered reef and point break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north. There is no beach break and there is left hand reef break too. and there is also a left hand point break. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rocks / crowds.

Punta Usaje Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Usaje:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Usaje occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Punta Usaje (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Punta Usaje with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in April while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 68% 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 Punta Usaje Location Map

Interactive Punta Usaje 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 nearest passenger airport to Punta Usaje is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Punta Usaje is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Punta Usaje Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 27 June 2022, 12:29 Local Time
Monday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Punta Usaje

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

Wind History at Punta Usaje

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

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