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Galion ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Galion Surf Guide

Galion in Netherlands-Antilles - Saint Martin is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. The best swell direction is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Urchins.

Galion Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Galion:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Galion 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 9% of the time in September while 79% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
79%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Galion Location Map

Interactive Galion 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 Galion is Grand Case (St. Martin) Airport (SFG) in Antilles, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Galion is Princess Juliana International (Philipsburg) Airport (SXM), also in Antilles, 11 km (7 miles) away.

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Galion Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 09:03 Local Time
Wednesday 14
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.7
N
0.6
N
0.6
N
0.5
N
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 15
NW 15
NNW 15
N
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
on

Swell History at Galion

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

Wind History at Galion

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

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    • Icon  s43.8
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
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    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability:
    5km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

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