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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Playa socorro

Canary, Tenerife

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 28° 23.715' N
Longitude: 16° 36.143' W

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 Access

easy access, parking in front of little beach with little sandwich shop. Playa socorro is a popular spot with locals( friendly).

English (Translate this text in English): easy access, parking in front of little beach with little sandwich shop. Playa socorro is a popular spot with locals( friendly).

English (Translate this text in English): easy access, parking in front of little beach with little sandwich shop. Playa socorro is a popular spot with locals( friendly).

English (Translate this text in English): easy access, parking in front of little beach with little sandwich shop. Playa socorro is a popular spot with locals( friendly).

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight and left

BottomFlat rocks with sand

PowerPowerful

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West, SouthWest, South

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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 Additional Information

Powerful waves with rock sand bottom.

English (Translate this text in English): Powerful waves with rock sand bottom.

English (Translate this text in English): Powerful waves with rock sand bottom.

English (Translate this text in English): Powerful waves with rock sand bottom.

Atmosphere

Easy access and works almost everyday. Also great for experienced longboarders. The spot has a little sandy beach with a small foodshop. The sun will disappear around 4.30 p.m due to the mountains. View in the water of the island is great!!

English (Translate this text in English): Easy access and works almost everyday. Also great for experienced longboarders. The spot has a little sandy beach with a small foodshop. The sun will disappear around 4.30 p.m due to the mountains. View in the water of the island is great!!

English (Translate this text in English): Easy access and works almost everyday. Also great for experienced longboarders. The spot has a little sandy beach with a small foodshop. The sun will disappear around 4.30 p.m due to the mountains. View in the water of the island is great!!

English (Translate this text in English): Easy access and works almost everyday. Also great for experienced longboarders. The spot has a little sandy beach with a small foodshop. The sun will disappear around 4.30 p.m due to the mountains. View in the water of the island is great!!

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herwig avatar
Playa socorro
Por herwig
16 mar 2010
First Wave at Tenerife - First time out at Tenerife. The spot is the nearest surfable wave from our appartement, so it was obvious to check there first. What we saw was not funny: The heavy rainfall during February 2010 had loosen big rocks from the cliff and danger of lands
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Viaje: Tenerife Springtime
Por herwig
De 15 mar 2010 a 31 mar 2010
First we were scheduling to visit Morocco for the umpteenth time. But while looking for flight and accommodation at the web my wife remembered an offer of a friend to have a private appartement on the north coast of Tenerife. Well, w
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By Laurentfun , 31-10-2011

Can not go in the water ! - The best waves practitioners I have seen in my week of vacation.
Red flag: no swimming (normal).
Problem: prohibition of security to go to the water even to the boogie!
With the same condition, I could go in France.
In general, permissions are too strict on this island.

By herwig , 02-04-2010

Beach closed to public - The Playa del Socorro is closed to public due to risk of landslide. At the moment there is a possibility to climb around the fence and surf there.

By Anonymous , 05-03-2009

bajamir - nice suggestion. i had best times at bajamir and with the car we drove to mostly every winterspot at tenerife! i like this the most! so thanx!

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