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Le Lorrain Surf Guide

Le Lorrain on the North Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south southwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of urchins, rips and rocks.

Le Lorrain Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Lorrain:

The best conditions reported for surf at Le Lorrain occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Le Lorrain 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 12% of the time in September while 83% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
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
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Le Lorrain Location Map

Interactive Le Lorrain 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 Lorrain is Le Lamentin (Fort-de-france) Airport (FDF) in Antilles, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Lorrain is Canefield Airport (DCF) in Dominica, 66 km (41 miles) away.

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Le Lorrain Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 04:09 Local Time
Tuesday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.9
E
1.9
E
1.9
E
1.8
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
20
25
25
25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Le Lorrain

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

Wind History at Le Lorrain

Wind stats for Le Lorrain, 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 Lorrain. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    17km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Le Lorrain: