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Behakio Surf Guide

Behakio in Vezo Reefs is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There is a right hand reef break. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of coral, sharks and rocks.

Behakio Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Behakio:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Behakio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in February while 65% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
65%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Behakio Location Map

Interactive Behakio 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 Behakio is Toliara Airport (TLE) in Madagascar, which is 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Behakio is Morombe Airport (MXM), also in Madagascar, 156 km (97 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Behakio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 23:18 Local Time
Friday 27
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m)
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
15
15
20
20
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Behakio

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

Wind History at Behakio

Wind stats for Behakio, 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 Behakio. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/rivermouth
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    23km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    44km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    49km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    53km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Behakio: