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Riviere de Galets Surf Guide

Riviere de Galets in Mauritius is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks.

Riviere de Galets Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Riviere de Galets:

The best conditions reported for surf at Riviere de Galets occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Riviere de Galets with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in January while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
43%
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 Riviere de Galets 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 de Galets is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International (Plaisance) Airport (MRU) in Mauritius, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Riviere de Galets is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, 207 km (129 miles) away.

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Riviere de Galets Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 February 2021, 05:45 Local Time
Sunday 28
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 1.0
ESE
1.0
ESE
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 7 7 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE
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Swell History at Riviere de Galets

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Wind History at Riviere de Galets

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