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St Vincent Left Surf Guide

St Vincent Left in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include shallow reef, rips.

St Vincent Left Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing St Vincent Left:

The best conditions reported for surf at St Vincent Left occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing St Vincent Left 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 66% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% 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
66%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
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 St Vincent Left 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 St Vincent Left is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU) in New Caledonia, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to St Vincent Left is Noumea Magenta Airport (GEA), also in New Caledonia, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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St Vincent Left Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 01:26 Local Time
Wednesday 27
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 10
E 15
E 10
E 15
SE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on

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Swell History at St Vincent Left

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Wind History at St Vincent Left

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Rella from New Caledonia
“Fun!!!! Only me out there and I had a blast!”

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