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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 28° 2.583' N
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Just follow the main road of tenerife wich is very easy because there is just one highway. Leave the T1 when you see the signs for El Medano and follow the signs into el medano village and then is just a short distance till the place to be.
Distance to a city In the city
Access time Instant access (< 5min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Public access? Public access
Special access Don't know
Alternative name Playa del Medano
Spot quality Good
Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf
Style Wave, Freestyle, Bump & Jump
Day timing Afternoon
Dangers Other water craft, Current
Week crowd Few surfers
Week-end crowd Crowded
Water quality Clean
Current Low ( < 1 knot)
Tide No tide dependency
Camping, Hotel, Gear-Shop, Repair-Shop, School, Rescue
Type Don't know
Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)
Best dir. relative Cross-Shore
Period From All year to All year
This area gets very consistent wind throughout the year, essentially cross-shore winds.
The South Bay at El Medano has moderate sailing and shorebreak with a cross shore wind and average swells up to 1 metre (max 2 metres). The launch here is sandy slowly shelving to deep water. Sailing outside of the bay is not advisable due to strong currents and swells.
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