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Anse Kerlan Surf Guide

Anse Kerlan in Praslin is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of paddle, jagged reef, Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Anse Kerlan Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anse Kerlan:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Anse Kerlan 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 76% of the time in March while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
76%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Anse Kerlan Location Map

Interactive Anse Kerlan 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 Kerlan is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 1 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Anse Kerlan is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ), also in Seychelles, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Anse Kerlan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 13:02 Local Time
Sunday 16
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 1.1
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1.2
S
1.3
S
1.3
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 10
SE 15
SE
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Swell History at Anse Kerlan

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

Wind History at Anse Kerlan

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

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