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Le Virage ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Le Virage Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Saturday, 17 March 2018, 10:56 Local time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
N 25
N 25
NNW 25
Wind State cross-
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Le Virage in Almadis is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. A choice of left and right reefs. Sometimes crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Senegal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Grand Dakar, 7 km from Le Virage.

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Le Virage Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (Dakar-Yoff Airport), 3 km from Le Virage.

light winds from the N

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Air temperature
18.4 °C

Current weather near Le Virage

Overall Le Virage Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Le Virage:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    42 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    60 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    85 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Le Virage is Leopold Sedar Senghor International (Dakar) Airport (DKR) in Senegal, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Le Virage is Kaolack Airport (KLC), also in Senegal, 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Third is Banjul International Airport (BJL) in Gambia, 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Saint Louis (St. Louis) Airport (XLS) in Senegal is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Cap Skiring Airport (CSK), also in Senegal is the fifth nearest airport to Le Virage and is 273 km (170 miles) away.
Le Virage break location map and break info

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