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Grande Anse ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Grande Anse Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Saturday, 17 November 2018, 22:56 Local time
Sunday 18
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
Wind State cross-
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Grande Anse in la Digue is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. There are left and right breaking reefs. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Seychelles wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anse Banane, 3 km from Grande Anse.

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Grande Anse Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ASCATB56E5S, 39 km from Grande Anse.

light winds from the SSW

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Current weather near Grande Anse

Overall Grande Anse Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Grande Anse:

  • Closest city location
    Antsiranana (Madagascar)
    706 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Ambilobe (Madagascar)
    766 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Antsohimbondrona (Madagascar)
    768 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Sambava (Madagascar)
    786 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ambanja (Madagascar)
    817 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Grande Anse is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Grande Anse is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ), also in Seychelles, 49 km (30 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Grande Anse, La Digue. Use the tab navigation above to view Grande Anse sea temperature, Grande Anse photographs, Grande Anse detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Grande Anse webcams, current wind from La Digue live weather stations and Grande Anse tide predictions. The Seychelles swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Seychelles 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 Seychelles 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 Grande Anse.