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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.6 °C

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Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 23:06 Local time
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 30
SSE 30
SSE 35
Wind State on on on cross-

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Petite Anse in La Digue is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks, rips.

Seychelles wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anse Banane, 2 km from Petite Anse.

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Petite Anse Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Seychelles International Airport, 49 km from Petite Anse.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
26.0 °C

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Overall Petite Anse Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Petite Anse:

  • Closest city location
    Antsiranana (Madagascar)
    707 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)
    818 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Petite Anse is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Petite 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 Petite Anse, La Digue. Use the tab navigation above to view Petite Anse sea temperature, Petite Anse photographs, Petite Anse detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Petite Anse webcams, current wind from La Digue live weather stations and Petite 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 Petite Anse.