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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 17:56 Local time
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 10 12 10 12
Wind (km/h) 35
ESE 30
ESE 30
ESE 25
Wind State off off off off

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Manawa in Mauritius is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of locals and sharks, reef, rips, long paddle.

Mauritius wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chameau, 1 km from Manawa.

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Manawa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vacoas, 29 km from Manawa.

light winds from the SSE

Light rain showers
Air temperature
19.5 °C

Current weather near Manawa

Overall Manawa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Manawa is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International (Plaisance) Airport (MRU) in Mauritius, which is 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Manawa is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, 192 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Manawa, Mauritius. Use the tab navigation above to view Manawa sea temperature, Manawa photographs, Manawa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Manawa webcams, current wind from Mauritius live weather stations and Manawa tide predictions. The Mauritius swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mauritius 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 Mauritius 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 Manawa.