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Auroville (Pondichery) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Auroville (Pondichery) Surf Guide

Auroville (Pondichery) in Tamil Nadu is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. The ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach breaks peel to the left. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

Auroville (Pondichery) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Auroville (Pondichery):

The best conditions reported for surf at Auroville (Pondichery) occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Auroville (Pondichery) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in July while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Auroville (Pondichery) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 1 October 2020, 20:57 Local Time
ThuFri
8:30PM11:30PM2:30AM5:30AM
Wave (m) 0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 8 8 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 15
NNW 15
SW 10
WSW
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Auroville (Pondichery)

Surf stats for Auroville (Pondichery), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Auroville (Pondichery)

Wind stats for Auroville (Pondichery), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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