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Ouano Rights Surf Guide

Ouano Rights in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Poor surf in light onshore winds Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for Shallow reef, rocks and sharks.

Ouano Rights Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ouano Rights:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ouano Rights occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ouano Rights 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 21% of the time in June while 65% 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
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
65%
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 Ouano Rights Location Map

Interactive Ouano Rights 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 Rights is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU) in New Caledonia, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ouano Rights is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA), also in New Caledonia, 90 km (56 miles) away.

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Ouano Rights Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 21 May 2022, 06:59 Local Time
Saturday 21
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m)
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
2
SSW
2.1
SSW
Period (s) 16 15 14 14
Wind (km/h)
35
40
40
40
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Ouano Rights

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

Wind History at Ouano Rights

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

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