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Anse Banane Surf Guide

Anse Banane in La Digue is a fairly exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

Anse Banane Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anse Banane:

The best conditions reported for surf at Anse Banane occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Anse Banane (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Anse Banane with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in October while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
59%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Anse Banane Location Map

Interactive Anse Banane surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Anse Banane is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Anse Banane is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ), also in Seychelles, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Anse Banane Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 13:53 Local Time
Sunday 16
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
1.3
SSE
Period (s) 17 17 17 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 10
SE 15
SE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Anse Banane

Surf stats for Anse Banane, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Anse Banane

Wind stats for Anse Banane, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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