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Baie des Carpes ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Baie des Carpes Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 03:26 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
NE 5
Wind State glass glass cross-

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Baie des Carpes in Almadis is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A left hand reef break. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rocks,wreck.

Senegal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Grand Dakar, 10 km from Baie des Carpes.

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Baie des Carpes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (Dakar-Yoff Airport), 5 km from Baie des Carpes.

light winds from the NW

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Air temperature
25.2 °C

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Overall Baie des Carpes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Baie des Carpes:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    62 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    88 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Baie des Carpes is Leopold Sedar Senghor International (Dakar) Airport (DKR) in Senegal, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Baie des Carpes is Kaolack Airport (KLC), also in Senegal, 174 km (108 miles) away.
  • Third is Banjul International Airport (BJL) in Gambia, 184 km (114 miles) away.
  • Saint Louis (St. Louis) Airport (XLS) in Senegal is 185 km (115 miles) away.
  • Cap Skiring Airport (CSK), also in Senegal is the fifth nearest airport to Baie des Carpes and is 274 km (170 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Baie des Carpes, Senegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Baie des Carpes sea temperature, Baie des Carpes photographs, Baie des Carpes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Baie des Carpes webcams, current wind from Senegal live weather stations and Baie des Carpes tide predictions. The Senegal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Senegal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Senegal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Baie des Carpes.