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Boucan Lefts Surf Guide

Boucan Lefts in West Reunion is an exposed beach and reef break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. There is a left breaking reef. Rarely crowded here. Beware of sharks,fire coral and urchins.

Boucan Lefts Spot Info

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

Surfing Boucan Lefts:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boucan Lefts occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Boucan Lefts with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 82% of the time in July while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boucan Lefts Location Map

Interactive Boucan Lefts 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 Boucan Lefts is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, which is 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Boucan Lefts is St Pierre Pierrefonds (St.-pierre) Airport (ZSE), also in Reunion Island, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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Boucan Lefts Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 13:37 Local Time
Thursday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Boucan Lefts

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

Wind History at Boucan Lefts

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

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