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Charpencaye ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Charpencaye Surf Guide

Charpencaye on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south southwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for urchins, rips and rocks.

Charpencaye Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Charpencaye:

The best conditions reported for surf at Charpencaye occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Charpencaye with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in September while 83% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
83%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Charpencaye Location Map

Interactive Charpencaye 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 closest passenger airport to Charpencaye is Le Lamentin (Fort-de-france) Airport (FDF) in Antilles, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Charpencaye is Canefield Airport (DCF) in Dominica, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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Charpencaye Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 02:02 Local Time
TueWednesday 21
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.9
E
2.1
E
2.1
E
2.0
E
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
E 25
E 30
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Charpencaye

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

Wind History at Charpencaye

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

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