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Carana ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Carana Surf Guide

Carana in Mahe is an exposed beach break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach break provides left and right handers. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Carana Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
30.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Carana:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Carana with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in January while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 65% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
65%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Carana Location Map

Interactive Carana 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 Carana is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ) in Seychelles, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Carana is Praslin Airport (PRI), also in Seychelles, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Carana Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 15:13 Local Time
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Wind (km/h) 10
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Wind State cross cross-
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Swell History at Carana

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

Wind History at Carana

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

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