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LHermitage Left Surf Guide

LHermitage Left in West Reunion is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. A reef breaks left. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for and rips.

LHermitage Left Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing LHermitage Left:

The best conditions reported for surf at LHermitage Left occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing LHermitage Left with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 94% 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).
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Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore LHermitage Left Location Map

Interactive LHermitage Left 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 LHermitage Left is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to LHermitage Left is St Pierre Pierrefonds (St.-pierre) Airport (ZSE), also in Reunion Island, 35 km (22 miles) away.

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LHermitage Left Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 May 2023, 09:38 Local Time
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Swell History at LHermitage Left

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

Wind History at LHermitage Left

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To LHermitage Left:

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