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Mushrooms Surf Guide

Mushrooms in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of Shallow reef, rocks and sharks.

Mushrooms Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mushrooms:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mushrooms occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mushrooms with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in June while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mushrooms Location Map

Interactive Mushrooms 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 Mushrooms is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU) in New Caledonia, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mushrooms is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA), also in New Caledonia, 81 km (50 miles) away.

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Mushrooms Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 7 July 2022, 04:05 Local Time
Thursday 07
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m)
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
10
10
15
10
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Mushrooms

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

Wind History at Mushrooms

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

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