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Bout de L'Etang ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Bout de L'Etang Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.0 °C

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Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 12:42 Local time
Tuesday 28
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Wave (m) 1.7
SSW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 5
WSW 15
SW 15
SSW
Wind State glass glass cross-
on
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Bout de L'Etang in West Reunion is a fairly exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

Reunion wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Pointe des Galets, Reunion, 7 km from Bout de L'Etang.

IS AT (local time)

Bout de L'Etang Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At St.Denis-gillot, 26 km from Bout de L'Etang.

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Air temperature
26.3 °C

Current weather near Bout de L'Etang

Overall Bout de L'Etang Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Bout de L'Etang Location Maps

Bout de L'Etang Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Bout de L'Etang:

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Wave buoys nearest to Bout de L'Etang:

Tide stations nearest to Bout de L'Etang:

  • Closest tide station
    Pointe des Galets, Reunion
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Saint-Leu
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Sainte-Marie
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Saint-Andre
    24 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Bras-Panon
    25 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Bout de L'Etang:

  • Closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    1747 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    1824 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    2339 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sepidan Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
    3552 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Pooladkaf Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
    3557 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Bout de L'Etang:

  • Closest city location
    Le Port (Reunion)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Saint-Denis (Reunion)
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Saint-Leu (Reunion)
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Sainte-Marie (Reunion)
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Saint-Louis (Reunion)
    22 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Bout de L'Etang is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Bout de L'Etang is St Pierre Pierrefonds (St.-pierre) Airport (ZSE), also in Reunion Island, 41 km (25 miles) away.
Bout de L'Etang break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bout de L'Etang, Réunion. Use the tab navigation above to view Bout de L'Etang sea temperature, Bout de L'Etang photographs, Bout de L'Etang detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bout de L'Etang webcams, current wind from Réunion live weather stations and Bout de L'Etang 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 Bout de L'Etang.