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Pointe Jacques Surf Guide

Pointe Jacques in La Digue is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Easily blown out by onshore winds Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of Rocks, Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Pointe Jacques Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pointe Jacques:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pointe Jacques occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Pointe Jacques 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 54% of the time in April while 46% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pointe Jacques Location Map

Interactive Pointe Jacques 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 nearest passenger airport to Pointe Jacques is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pointe Jacques is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ), also in Seychelles, 48 km (30 miles) away.

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Pointe Jacques Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 01:52 Local Time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 20 19 19 19
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
SE 20
SE 20
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Pointe Jacques

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

Wind History at Pointe Jacques

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

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