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La Farine Surf Guide

La Farine in Praslin is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north with some shelter here from east southeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include - Private beach.

La Farine Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Farine:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Farine with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in March while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Farine Location Map

Interactive La Farine 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 La Farine is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to La Farine is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ), also in Seychelles, 47 km (29 miles) away.

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La Farine Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 21:54 Local Time
SatSun
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.9
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0.9
S
0.8
S
0.8
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Period (s) 19 16 17 17
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at La Farine

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

Wind History at La Farine

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

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