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

Overall: 3.5

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Vivier Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.8 °C

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Friday, 6 May 2016, 05:34 Local time
Friday 06
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 45
N 40
N 40
NNE 40
N
Wind State cross-
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Vivier in Almadis is an exposed beach and reef break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks and urchins.

Senegal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Grand Dakar, 7 km from Vivier.

IS AT (local time)

Vivier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (Dakar-Yoff Airport), 2 km from Vivier.

moderate winds from the N

km/h
Air temperature
19.7 °C

Current weather near Vivier

Overall Vivier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Vivier:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    7 mi
  • Third closest city location
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    60 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    86 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Vivier is Leopold Sedar Senghor International (Dakar) Airport (DKR) in Senegal, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Vivier is Kaolack Airport (KLC), also in Senegal, 171 km (106 miles) away.
  • Third is Banjul International Airport (BJL) in Gambia, 181 km (112 miles) away.
  • Saint Louis (St. Louis) Airport (XLS) in Senegal is 185 km (115 miles) away.
  • Cap Skiring Airport (CSK), also in Senegal is the fifth nearest airport to Vivier and is 271 km (168 miles) away.
Vivier break location map and break info

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


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