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Riviere Noire Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Riviere Noire Harbour Surf Guide

Riviere Noire Harbour in - is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of locals and sharks.

Riviere Noire Harbour Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Riviere Noire Harbour:

The best conditions reported for surf at Riviere Noire Harbour occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Riviere Noire Harbour 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 72% of the time in May while 5% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
72%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
5%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
23%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Riviere Noire Harbour Location Map

Interactive Riviere Noire Harbour 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 Riviere Noire Harbour is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International (Plaisance) Airport (MRU) in Mauritius, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Riviere Noire Harbour is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, 200 km (124 miles) away.

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Riviere Noire Harbour Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 25 June 2021, 03:36 Local Time
Friday 25
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 1.1
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1.3
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1.6
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1.7
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Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
15
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15
15
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Riviere Noire Harbour

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

Wind History at Riviere Noire Harbour

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

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