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Black Rocks break guidePhoto by: Bryn James

Black Rocks Surf Guide

Black Rocks in - is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offers right-handers. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of locals and sharks.

Black Rocks Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Black Rocks:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Black Rocks with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in November while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
32%
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 Location Map

Interactive Black Rocks 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 is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International (Plaisance) Airport (MRU) in Mauritius, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Black Rocks is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, 203 km (126 miles) away.

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Black Rocks Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 14:31 Local Time
Thursday 26
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m)
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
10
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Swell History at Black Rocks

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

Wind History at Black Rocks

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

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