uk es it fr pt nl
Etang-Sale ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

See all 18 ratings

Based on 3 votes. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Etang-Sale Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Sunday, 21 July 2019, 11:09 Local time
Sunday 21
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 0
WSW 10
Wind State glass glass glass on

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Etang-Sale in West Reunion is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. There is a left hand reef break. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of Urchin and sharks.

Reunion wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Etang-Sale (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Etang-Sale Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aéroport de Saint-Pierre - Pierrefonds Airport, 10 km from Etang-Sale.

light winds from the W.(Wind varies from 180 to 350 degs)

Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Etang-Sale

Overall Etang-Sale Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

The graph illustrates the range of swells directed at Etang-Sale through a typical July... (show all text)

The rose diagram describes how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different ... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Etang-Sale surf consistency graph.

Also see Etang-Sale surf quality by season and Etang-Sale surf quality by month.

Compare Etang-Sale with another surf break.

Etang-Sale Location Maps

Etang-Sale Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Etang-SaleShoreline around Etang-SaleRoads and rivers around Etang-Sale

Use this relief map to navigate to Réunion surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Etang-Sale

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Etang-Sale:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Etang-Sale:

Tide stations nearest to Etang-Sale:

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Etang-Sale:

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Etang-Sale:


  • The nearest passenger airport to Etang-Sale is St Pierre Pierrefonds (St.-pierre) Airport (ZSE) in Reunion Island, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Etang-Sale is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN), also in Reunion Island, 45 km (28 miles) away.
Etang-Sale break location map and break info

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