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Police Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Police Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.8 °C

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Sunday, 18 August 2019, 14:46 Local time
Sunday 18
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 20
SSW 20
SSW 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Police Bay in Mahe is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Beware of coral and rocks.

Seychelles wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anse Bougainville, 3 km from Police Bay.

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Police Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Seychelles International Airport, 15 km from Police Bay.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
28.8 °C

Current weather near Police Bay

Overall Police Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Police Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Antsiranana (Madagascar)
    669 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Ambilobe (Madagascar)
    730 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Antsohimbondrona (Madagascar)
    731 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Sambava (Madagascar)
    750 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ambanja (Madagascar)
    781 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Police Bay is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ) in Seychelles, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Police Bay is Praslin Airport (PRI), also in Seychelles, 57 km (35 miles) away.
Police Bay break location map and break info

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