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Chandeleur Islands ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

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Chandeleur Islands Surf Guide

Chandeleur Islands in Louisiana is a beach break that is usually a safe bet. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. The best swell direction is from the southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Sharks.

Chandeleur Islands Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
20.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chandeleur Islands:

The best conditions reported for surf at Chandeleur Islands occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Chandeleur Islands with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in February while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 80% 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).
Chandeleur Islands Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 November 2020, 01:25 Local Time
Saturday 28
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 6 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 25
N 25
N 15
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Chandeleur Islands

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

Wind History at Chandeleur Islands

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

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