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Barachois ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Barachois Spot ID

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Type: rivermouth

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.2 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 18:32 Local time
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Barachois in North Reunion is an exposed rivermouth break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Sharks have been reported here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At La Montagne MeteoR OI Saint Denis wx, 3 km from Barachois.

wind obs. (11.3 kph from 153 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
21.8 °C

Current weather near Barachois

Overall Barachois Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Barachois is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Barachois is St Pierre Pierrefonds (St.-pierre) Airport (ZSE), also in Reunion Island, 51 km (32 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barachois, Réunion. Use the tab navigation above to view Barachois sea temperature, Barachois photographs, Barachois detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barachois webcams, current wind from Réunion live weather stations and Barachois tide predictions. The Reunion swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Reunion 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 Reunion 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 Barachois.