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Beau Vallon Beach Surf Guide

Beau Vallon Beach in Mahe is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides optimum time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Beau Vallon Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Beau Vallon Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Beau Vallon Beach occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Beau Vallon Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Beau Vallon Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in January while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 87% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
87%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Beau Vallon Beach Location Map

Interactive Beau Vallon Beach 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 Beau Vallon Beach is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ) in Seychelles, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Beau Vallon Beach is Praslin Airport (PRI), also in Seychelles, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Beau Vallon Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 15:40 Local Time
Thursday 26
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m)
0.4
ESE
1
SE
Period (s) 8 - - 9
Wind (km/h)
5
5
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Beau Vallon Beach

Surf stats for Beau Vallon Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Beau Vallon Beach

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

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