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La Gauche de Loic Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.4 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 07:06 Local time
Monday 16
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
W 25
W 25
W 25
Wind State cross cross cross-

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La Gauche de Loic in Senegal is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the south and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. There is no reef break. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include - Rocks - Private beach.

Senegal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Grand Dakar, 9 km from La Gauche de Loic.

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La Gauche de Loic Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (Dakar-Yoff Airport), 4 km from La Gauche de Loic.

moderate winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near La Gauche de Loic

Overall La Gauche de Loic Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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    4 mi
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La Gauche de Loic break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Gauche de Loic, Senegal. Use the tab navigation above to view La Gauche de Loic sea temperature, La Gauche de Loic photographs, La Gauche de Loic detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Gauche de Loic webcams, current wind from Senegal live weather stations and La Gauche de Loic tide predictions. The Senegal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Senegal 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 Senegal 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 La Gauche de Loic.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.