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Plage du Dahu Surf Guide

Plage du Dahu in - is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for sharks.

Plage du Dahu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Plage du Dahu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Plage du Dahu occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Plage du Dahu (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Plage du Dahu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in April while 73% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
73%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Plage du Dahu Location Map

Interactive Plage du Dahu 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 Plage du Dahu is Port Gentil Airport (POG) in Gabon, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Plage du Dahu is Omboue Hopital Airport (OMB), also in Gabon, 110 km (68 miles) away.

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Plage du Dahu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 09:57 Local Time
Wednesday 05
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
0.6
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h)
20
25
25
25
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Plage du Dahu

Surf stats for Plage du Dahu, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Plage du Dahu

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Plage du Dahu. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    13km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    64km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Plage du Dahu: