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Palplanche ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.3

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Palplanche Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.9 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 01:30 Local time
FriSaturday 21
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
SSW 20
S 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Palplanche in - is an exposed point break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of wreck and sharks.

Gabon wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cap Lopez, 1 km from Palplanche.

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Palplanche Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Gentil, 10 km from Palplanche.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
23.5 °C

Current weather near Palplanche

Overall Palplanche Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Palplanche Location Maps

Palplanche Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Palplanche:

  • Closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    2355 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    2373 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    2429 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Oukaimeden (Morocco)
    2456 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    2520 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Palplanche:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    92 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Sao Tome (Sao Tome and Principe)
    152 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Bata (Equatorial Guinea)
    186 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    252 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Palplanche is Port Gentil Airport (POG) in Gabon, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Palplanche is Omboue Hopital Airport (OMB), also in Gabon, 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Third is Libreville Leon M Ba Airport (LBV) in Gabon, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Lambarene Airport (LBQ) in Gabon is 171 km (106 miles) away.
  • Sao Tome International Airport (TMS) in Sao Tome & Principe is the fifth nearest airport to Palplanche and is 248 km (154 miles) away.
Palplanche break location map and break info

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