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

Overall: 2.8

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Ilet du Novotel Surf Guide

Ilet du Novotel in French Guiana is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Hazards include - Rocks.

Ilet du Novotel Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ilet du Novotel:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ilet du Novotel occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ilet du Novotel with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in July while 90% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ilet du Novotel Location Map

Interactive Ilet du Novotel 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 Ilet du Novotel is Rochambeau (Cayenne) Airport (CAY) in French Guyana, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ilet du Novotel is Johan A Pengel International (Zandery) Airport (PBM) in Surinam, 325 km (202 miles) away.

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Ilet du Novotel Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 09:15 Local Time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Ilet du Novotel

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

Wind History at Ilet du Novotel

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

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