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Anse a La Gourde Surf Guide

Anse a La Gourde in Grande Terre is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. A reef breaks left. Rarely crowded here. Take care of urchins and rocks.

Anse a La Gourde Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anse a La Gourde:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Anse a La Gourde with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in September while 84% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
84%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Anse a La Gourde Location Map

Interactive Anse a La Gourde 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 closest passenger airport to Anse a La Gourde is Le Raizet (Pointe-a-pitre) Airport (PTP) in Antilles, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Anse a La Gourde is Melville Hall (Dominica) Airport (DOM) in Dominica, 82 km (51 miles) away.

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Anse a La Gourde Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 14:57 Local Time
Tuesday 29Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.1
N
1.4
N
0.9
NNE
1.3
N
Period (s) 13 15 15 14
Wind (km/h)
25
30
30
25
Wind State on on on cross-
on

Swell History at Anse a La Gourde

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

Wind History at Anse a La Gourde

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

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