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L'Abbatoir Surf Guide

L'Abbatoir in Guadeloupe - Grande Terre is a reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south with some shelter here from east winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. There is no reef break When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include urchins and rocks.

L'Abbatoir Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing L'Abbatoir:

The best conditions reported for surf at L'Abbatoir occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing L'Abbatoir with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in October while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 53% 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
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
53%
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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L'Abbatoir Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:28 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.5
NE
0.5
NE
0.4
NNE
0.5
NNE
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 15
ENE 20
ENE 20
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at L'Abbatoir

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

Wind History at L'Abbatoir

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

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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.9
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: consistent
    24km away

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