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La Gauche de Loic Surf Guide

La Gauche de Loic in Senegal is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the south and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. There is no reef break. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Rocks - Private beach.

La Gauche de Loic Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
20.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Gauche de Loic:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Gauche de Loic occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Gauche de Loic with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in September while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% 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).
too small
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 La Gauche de Loic 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.

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La Gauche de Loic Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 April 2021, 22:57 Local Time
SatSunday 11
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 30
NNW 25
N 20
Wind State on cross-
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Swell History at La Gauche de Loic

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

Wind History at La Gauche de Loic

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

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We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.