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Le Gallion ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Le Gallion Surf Guide

Le Gallion on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. The reef provides both left and right breaks. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rocks,reef and urchins.

Le Gallion Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Gallion:

The best conditions reported for surf at Le Gallion occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Le Gallion 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 8% of the time in September while 82% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
82%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Le Gallion Location Map

Interactive Le Gallion 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 Le Gallion is Grand Case (St. Martin) Airport (SFG) in Antilles, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Gallion is Princess Juliana International (Philipsburg) Airport (SXM), also in Antilles, 11 km (7 miles) away.

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Le Gallion Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 11:42 Local Time
Sunday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.8
N
0.8
N
0.7
N
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 11 11 10 7
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 20
ESE 20
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Le Gallion

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

Wind History at Le Gallion

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Le Gallion. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability:
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

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