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Anse Patates Surf Guide

Anse Patates in La Digue is a quite exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks favour rights together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of - Rocks - Sharks.

Anse Patates Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anse Patates:

The best conditions reported for surf at Anse Patates occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Anse Patates with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in August while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 69% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
69%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Anse Patates Location Map

Interactive Anse Patates 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 Patates is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Anse Patates is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ), also in Seychelles, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Anse Patates Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 05:17 Local Time
Friday 14
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Wave (m) -
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SE 20
SE 20
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Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
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off

Swell History at Anse Patates

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

Wind History at Anse Patates

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Anse Patates. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

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