Ask LIU! Surfing apps to help you decide when conditions are ideal

Gran Canaria is a surfer’s paradise and one of the most popular sports to learn and practice. To make the most of your time in the water, consider using a surf app to help you decide when the conditions are ideal. These apps provide information on wave height, tide times, and weather forecasts, allowing you to plan your surf sessions with precision. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, these apps can help you make the most of your time in Gran Canaria’s waves. Our community members have recommended several apps to help you decide when is the best time to catch a wave!

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Please note that these are answers and recommendations from community members and their personal experiences. Answers can be slightly edited for clarity.

Do you need wetsuit to surf in Las Canteras from late September to late October?

Also, do you think booties are a must?

Yip, the water gets cooler quickly towards the end of October so you’ll need a wetsuit.

I’ve only seen a few people wearing booties (<10%) and I’ve never felt like I needed them for warmth even though the winter.
Peter | 11-09-2022

Any website which tells me how high the waves currently are at a given beach?

Fergal | 12-08-2022

Laszlo | 20-04-2022

Here’s the link to the live webcam of La Cicer.
Peter | 20-04-2022

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