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Fort Dauphin 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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Fort Dauphin Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 21:18 Local time
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
NE 10
NNE 10
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Fort Dauphin in Antanosy is a sheltered beach break. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include wrecks.

Madagascar wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Fort Dauphin, 2 km from Fort Dauphin.

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Fort Dauphin Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tôlanaro/Marillac Airport, 4 km from Fort Dauphin.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Fort Dauphin

Overall Fort Dauphin Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Fort Dauphin is Tolagnaro Airport (FTU) in Madagascar, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Fort Dauphin is Farafangana Airport (RVA), also in Madagascar, 260 km (161 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fort Dauphin, East. Use the tab navigation above to view Fort Dauphin sea temperature, Fort Dauphin photographs, Fort Dauphin detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fort Dauphin webcams, current wind from East live weather stations and Fort Dauphin tide predictions. The Madagascar swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Madagascar 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 Madagascar 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 Fort Dauphin.