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Le Piege ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Le Piege Surf Guide

Le Piege in Pointe Noire is a point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. The best swell direction is from the west southwest. Rarely crowded here.

Le Piege Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Le Piege:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Le Piege with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in January while 71% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% 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).

Explore Le Piege Location Map

Interactive Le Piege 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 Piege is Pointe Noire (Pointe-noire) Airport (PNR) in Congo, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Le Piege is Cabinda Airport (CAB) in Angola, 100 km (62 miles) away.

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Le Piege Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 11:19 Local Time
Thursday 28
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Le Piege

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

Wind History at Le Piege

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

Le Piege Reviews:

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Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.5
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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kaimeo from Congo
“Due to the harbour jetty extension, this spot has been completely destroyed since last year and does not work anymore...big mess.”

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