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La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.0

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La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(New Caledonia)

La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) break guidePhoto by: Cyril Maillard

La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) Surf Guide

Roche Percee in Noumea Outer Reefs is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail):

The best conditions reported for surf at La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 20% of the time in June while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
20%
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
26%
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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La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 03:14 Local Time
Saturday 27
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
0.8
SE
0.9
SE
0.5
S
Period (s) 10 6 8 9
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 5
E 10
ESE 10
SE
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail)

Surf stats for La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail)

Wind stats for La Roche Percee (Bonhomme de Bourail), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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