Surfing Fuerteventura in March

empty line up on the west coast
clean waves on our home beach

March is the last winter month in Central Europe - summer temperatures are already high in Fuerteventura. The ideal time to surf in Fuerteventura.

In March, it is usually still cold in winter in central Europe. The first sunny days announce spring, but it is not uncommon for there to be freezing temperatures and snow again. What are the last twitches of winter in Central Europe is usually the beginning of summer temperatures in Fuerteventura.

In March the weather in Fuerteventura can be the same as in spring and autumn. Thanks to the low pressure areas typical of winter over the North Atlantic, there is still a constant swell with strong waves for the west coast and clean small waves for our house beach.

The weather in March in Fuerteventura

In March, the temperatures can sometimes become midsummer. This depends entirely on the wind direction and strength. The more the wind comes from the east, sometimes even the southeast, the warmer it gets.

The air temperatures in March are 25 degrees. The water is almost 20 degrees. Thanks to the few rainy days, these temperatures feel much warmer. If the wind then turns to the east, the temperatures can be significantly warmer than 25 degrees in March.

The waves in March

Thanks to the still strong low pressure areas that move across the North Atlantic towards Europe, there are many days with strong waves on the west coast in March and quite a few days with clean small waves on our house beach.

In addition, the chances of empty lineups in March are sometimes greater than in February. There are many surfers who spend the winter in the Canary Islands. Many of you leave the island in March. So it is now empty at the good spots but the waves are still as good as in winter.


March is definitely one of the best winter months to surf in Fuerteventura. In addition to the strong swells typical of winter and the rather light wind, there are now sometimes summer temperatures.