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Anse Forbans Surf Guide

Anse Forbans in Mahe is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips, jagged and shallow reef.

Anse Forbans Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anse Forbans:

The best conditions reported for surf at Anse Forbans occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Anse Forbans with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in March while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
70%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Anse Forbans Location Map

Interactive Anse Forbans 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 Forbans is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ) in Seychelles, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Anse Forbans is Praslin Airport (PRI), also in Seychelles, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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Anse Forbans Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 05:18 Local Time
Thursday 15
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.9
SE
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 5
W 5
W 5
W
Wind State cross-
off
glass cross-
off
off

Swell History at Anse Forbans

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

Wind History at Anse Forbans

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

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