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Lighthouse Right Surf Guide

Lighthouse Right in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of - Rocks.

Lighthouse Right Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lighthouse Right:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lighthouse Right occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Lighthouse Right with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in May while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 69% 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
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
69%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lighthouse Right Location Map

Interactive Lighthouse Right 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 Lighthouse Right is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA) in New Caledonia, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lighthouse Right is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU), also in New Caledonia, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Lighthouse Right Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 13:53 Local Time
Tuesday 18
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SW
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 30
SE 30
SE 30
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Lighthouse Right

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

Wind History at Lighthouse Right

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

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