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Type: reef and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.4 °C

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Friday, 15 December 2017, 06:41 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
1.3
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.3
SSE
Period (s) 14 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
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Wind State cross-
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Pointe Canon in La Digue is an exposed reef and point break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from west southwest winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. Right and better left hand reef breaks. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks.

Seychelles wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anse Banane, 3 km from Pointe Canon.

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Pointe Canon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Praslin National Park wx, 12 km from Pointe Canon.

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Air temperature
24.5 °C

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Overall Pointe Canon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Pointe Canon:

  • Closest city location
    Antsiranana (Madagascar)
    706 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)
    817 mi

Airports

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