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Petit Havre ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.3

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Petit Havre Surf Guide

Petit Havre in Grande Terre is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and a left hand reef break too.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Petit Havre Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Petit Havre:

The best conditions reported for surf at Petit Havre occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Petit Havre with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in September while 84% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
84%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Petit Havre Location Map

Interactive Petit Havre 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 Petit Havre is Le Raizet (Pointe-a-pitre) Airport (PTP) in Antilles, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Petit Havre is Melville Hall (Dominica) Airport (DOM) in Dominica, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Petit Havre Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 07:15 Local Time
Thursday 22
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 25
ESE 25
ESE 25
SE
Wind State cross-
on
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on
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Swell History at Petit Havre

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

Wind History at Petit Havre

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

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