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Saint-Paul ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Saint-Paul Surf Guide

Saint-Paul in West Reunion is a quite exposed point break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest.The break here is a left hand point. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Saint-Paul Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Saint-Paul:

The best conditions reported for surf at Saint-Paul occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Saint-Paul 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 59% of the time in May while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% 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).

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Interactive Saint-Paul 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 Saint-Paul is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Saint-Paul is St Pierre Pierrefonds (St.-pierre) Airport (ZSE), also in Reunion Island, 39 km (24 miles) away.

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Saint-Paul Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 13 May 2021, 23:05 Local Time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
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Swell History at Saint-Paul

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

Wind History at Saint-Paul

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

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