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Port Louis ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Crowds: 3.3
Eating: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Port Louis Surf Guide

Port Louis in Guadeloupe - Grande Terre is a reasonably exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include - Urchins - Rocks.

Port Louis Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Port Louis:

The best conditions reported for surf at Port Louis occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Port Louis with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 75% of the time in December while 3% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
75%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
3%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
22%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Port Louis 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 Port Louis is Le Raizet (Pointe-a-pitre) Airport (PTP) in Antilles, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Port Louis is V C Bird International (Antigua) Airport (ANU) in Leeward Islands, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Port Louis Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 14:12 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.5
NE
0.5
NE
0.4
NNE
0.5
NNE
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 20
ENE 20
E
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

Swell History at Port Louis

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

Wind History at Port Louis

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

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