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Ouano Lefts ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Ouano Lefts Surf Guide

Ouano Lefts in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south 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 Shallow reef, rocks and sharks.

Ouano Lefts Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ouano Lefts:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ouano Lefts occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ouano Lefts with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 76% of the time in October while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
76%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ouano Lefts Location Map

Interactive Ouano Lefts 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 Ouano Lefts is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU) in New Caledonia, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ouano Lefts is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA), also in New Caledonia, 89 km (55 miles) away.

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Ouano Lefts Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 01:35 Local Time
Sunday 16
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSE
0.4
SW
Period (s) 12 12 9 17
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 10
SSW 10
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

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Swell History at Ouano Lefts

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Wind History at Ouano Lefts

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