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Anse Intendance Surf Guide

Anse Intendance in Mahe is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the favoured time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rips, undertow.

Anse Intendance Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anse Intendance:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Anse Intendance with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in April while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 67% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
67%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Anse Intendance 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 Anse Intendance is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ) in Seychelles, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Anse Intendance is Praslin Airport (PRI), also in Seychelles, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Anse Intendance Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 06:13 Local Time
Friday 23
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
S
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 15
ENE 15
NE 15
NE
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Anse Intendance

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

Wind History at Anse Intendance

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

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