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Charpencaye ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Charpencaye Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 22:03 Local time
WedThursday 13
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Charpencaye on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south southwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for urchins, rips and rocks.

Martinique wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sainte-Marie, 5 km from Charpencaye.

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Charpencaye Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Caravelle, 16 km from Charpencaye.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
26.0 °C

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Overall Charpencaye Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Charpencaye is Le Lamentin (Fort-de-france) Airport (FDF) in Antilles, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Charpencaye is Canefield Airport (DCF) in Dominica, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Third is George F L Charles (Castries) Airport (SLU) in St. Lucia Island, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Melville Hall (Dominica) Airport (DOM) in Dominica is 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island is the fifth nearest airport to Charpencaye and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Charpencaye, Martinique. Use the tab navigation above to view Charpencaye sea temperature, Charpencaye photographs, Charpencaye detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Charpencaye webcams, current wind from Martinique live weather stations and Charpencaye tide predictions. The Martinique swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Martinique 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 Martinique 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 Charpencaye.