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Fausse Passe Surf Guide

Fausse Passe in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Fausse Passe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
25.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fausse Passe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fausse Passe occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Fausse Passe with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 58% of the time in October while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
58%
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
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fausse Passe Location Map

Interactive Fausse Passe 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 Fausse Passe is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA) in New Caledonia, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fausse Passe is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU), also in New Caledonia, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Fausse Passe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 13:53 Local Time
Tuesday 18
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SW
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 30
SSE 30
SE 30
SE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Fausse Passe

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

Wind History at Fausse Passe

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

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