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La Passe ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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La Passe Surf Guide

La Passe in Mahe is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A reef breaks right. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Submerged rocks are a hazard.

La Passe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
30.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Passe:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Passe with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in April while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
58%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Passe Location Map

Interactive La Passe 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 Passe is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ) in Seychelles, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to La Passe is Praslin Airport (PRI), also in Seychelles, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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La Passe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 18:03 Local Time
ThuFri
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.8
S
0.6
S
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 11 11 14 13
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 10
ENE 5
NE 5
NNE
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at La Passe

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

Wind History at La Passe

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

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