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Matelot ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.7

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Matelot Surf Guide

Matelot in - is a fairly exposed reef and point break that does not work very often Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast.. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks and rips.

Matelot Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Matelot:

The best conditions reported for surf at Matelot occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Matelot with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 1% of the time in August while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 85% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
85%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Matelot Location Map

Interactive Matelot 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 Matelot is Piarco (Port-of-spain) Airport (POS) in Trinidad & Tobago, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Matelot is Crown Point (Scarborough) Airport (TAB), also in Trinidad & Tobago, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Matelot Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 23:07 Local Time
ThuFriday 23
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 15
E 20
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Matelot

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

Wind History at Matelot

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

    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    11km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    18km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Matelot: