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Reunion ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.5

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Reunion Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa)

Reunion Surf Guide

Reunion in Durban is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks, and rips.

Reunion Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Reunion:

The best conditions reported for surf at Reunion occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Reunion with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in May while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% 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 Reunion Location Map

Interactive Reunion 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 Reunion is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Reunion is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 14 km (9 miles) away.

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Reunion Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 23:37 Local Time
TueWednesday 03
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 10
N 10
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Reunion

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

Wind History at Reunion

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

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