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La Caravelle ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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La Caravelle Surf Guide

La Caravelle in Grande Terre is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. A reef breaks left. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rocks.

La Caravelle Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Caravelle:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Caravelle occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Caravelle with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in September while 83% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
83%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Caravelle Location Map

Interactive La Caravelle 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 closest passenger airport to La Caravelle is Le Raizet (Pointe-a-pitre) Airport (PTP) in Antilles, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Caravelle is Melville Hall (Dominica) Airport (DOM) in Dominica, 76 km (47 miles) away.

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La Caravelle Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 21:08 Local Time
Wednesday 14Thu
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 0
WNW 5
NNE 5
ENE 5
ENE
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Swell History at La Caravelle

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

Wind History at La Caravelle

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

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