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Black Rocks Jetty Surf Guide

Black Rocks Jetty in West Reunion is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of urchins, rocks and sharks.

Black Rocks Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
25.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Black Rocks Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at Black Rocks Jetty occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Black Rocks Jetty with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 77% of the time in November while 19% 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
77%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
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 Black Rocks Jetty Location Map

Interactive Black Rocks Jetty 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 Black Rocks Jetty is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Black Rocks Jetty is St Pierre Pierrefonds (St.-pierre) Airport (ZSE), also in Reunion Island, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Black Rocks Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 May 2022, 00:24 Local Time
Sunday 29
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m)
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
15
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
on

Swell History at Black Rocks Jetty

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

Wind History at Black Rocks Jetty

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

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