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Grand-Lahou ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Grand-Lahou Surf Guide

Grand-Lahou in - is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of urchins and sharks.

Grand-Lahou Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Grand-Lahou:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Grand-Lahou with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in January while 86% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
86%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Grand-Lahou Location Map

Interactive Grand-Lahou 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 Grand-Lahou is Abidjan Felix Houphouet Boigny International Airport (ABJ) in Ivory Coast, which is 53 km (33 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Grand-Lahou is Yamoussoukro Airport (ASK), also in Ivory Coast, 218 km (135 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Grand-Lahou Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:58 Local Time
Thursday 15
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 20
SW 20
SSW 20
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Grand-Lahou

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

Wind History at Grand-Lahou

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

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    • Icon  s33.2
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s43.6
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    189km away

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