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Police Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Police Bay Surf Guide

Police Bay in Mahe is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Beware of coral and rocks.

Police Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Police Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Police Bay 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 Police Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Police Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 73% of the time in March while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
73%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Police Bay Location Map

Interactive Police 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 nearest passenger airport to Police Bay is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ) in Seychelles, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Police Bay is Praslin Airport (PRI), also in Seychelles, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Police Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 11:38 Local Time
Wednesday 16
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SE
1.4
SE
1.4
SE
1.4
SE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
25
25
25
30
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Swell History at Police Bay

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

Wind History at Police Bay

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

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