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Perelle Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.6

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Perelle Bay Surf Guide

Perelle Bay in Guernsey is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest.. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of crowds / rocks.

Perelle Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Perelle Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Perelle Bay occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Perelle Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 11% of the time in February while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
46%
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 Perelle Bay 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 Perelle Bay is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Perelle Bay is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 43 km (27 miles) away.

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Perelle Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 16:12 Local Time
Thursday 15Fri
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.4
WSW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
NE 30
ENE 30
NE 25
ENE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Perelle Bay

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

Wind History at Perelle Bay

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

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