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San Juan break guidePhoto by: KT Canary Photography

San Juan Surf Guide

San Juan in Lanzarote is an exposed reef break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. Primarily a left hand reef break, although a right is also possible.. Best around low tide. Beware of rocks / crowds.

San Juan Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Juan:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Juan occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore San Juan Location Map

Interactive San Juan 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 San Juan is Lanzarote (Lanzerote) Airport (ACE) in Canary Islands, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to San Juan is Fuerteventura Airport (FUE), also in Canary Islands, 80 km (50 miles) away.

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San Juan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 31 March 2023, 23:54 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
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Swell History at San Juan

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

Wind History at San Juan

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

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