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Doggies ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Doggies Surf Guide

Doggies in Efate is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offers right-handers as well as a left hand reef break.. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Doggies Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Doggies:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Doggies with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in February while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
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
70%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Doggies Location Map

Interactive Doggies 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 Doggies is Port Vila Bauerfield (Port-vila) Airport (VLI) in Vanuatu, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Doggies is Ouanaham (Lifou) Airport (LIF) in New Caledonia, 350 km (217 miles) away.

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Doggies Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 15:59 Local Time
Wednesday 21
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Wave (m) 0.3
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0.3
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0.3
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0.3
SSW
Period (s) 19 19 18 17
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
ESE 10
ESE
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Swell History at Doggies

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

Wind History at Doggies

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

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