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Dumbea Left ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Dumbea Left Surf Guide

Dumbea in Noumea Outer Reefs is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks and sharks.

Dumbea Left Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dumbea Left:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dumbea Left with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dumbea Left Location Map

Interactive Dumbea Left 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 Dumbea Left is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA) in New Caledonia, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dumbea Left is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU), also in New Caledonia, 39 km (24 miles) away.

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Dumbea Left Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 17:34 Local Time
Tuesday 20
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 14
Wind (km/h) 15
S 20
S 15
SSE 15
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Dumbea Left

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

Wind History at Dumbea Left

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

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