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Pelle a Tarte ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Pelle a Tarte Surf Guide

Pelle a Tarte on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast with some shelter here from northeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for urchins, rips and rocks.

Pelle a Tarte Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pelle a Tarte:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pelle a Tarte occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Pelle a Tarte with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in October while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
70%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Pelle a Tarte 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 Pelle a Tarte is Le Lamentin (Fort-de-france) Airport (FDF) in Antilles, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pelle a Tarte is Canefield Airport (DCF) in Dominica, 82 km (51 miles) away.

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Pelle a Tarte Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 06:21 Local Time
Friday 16
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.5
NNE
0.4
NNE
0.4
NNE
0.4
NNE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Pelle a Tarte

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

Wind History at Pelle a Tarte

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

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