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Bois-Rouge Surf Guide

Bois-Rouge in North Reunion is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast.The break here is a left hand point. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Bois-Rouge Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bois-Rouge:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bois-Rouge 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 Bois-Rouge (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Bois-Rouge 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 2% of the time in February while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 75% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
75%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bois-Rouge Location Map

Interactive Bois-Rouge 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 Bois-Rouge is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bois-Rouge is St Pierre Pierrefonds (St.-pierre) Airport (ZSE), also in Reunion Island, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Bois-Rouge Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 05:22 Local Time
Thursday 26
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m)
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Bois-Rouge

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

Wind History at Bois-Rouge

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

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