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Secrets Surf Guide

Secrets in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that is often working. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips, reef.

Secrets Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
24.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Secrets:

The best conditions reported for surf at Secrets 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 Secrets (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Secrets with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in February while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
59%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Secrets Location Map

Interactive Secrets 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 Secrets is La Tontouta (Noumea) Airport (NOU) in New Caledonia, 88 km (55 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Secrets is Kone Airport (KNQ), also in New Caledonia, 92 km (57 miles) away.

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Secrets Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 7 July 2022, 02:44 Local Time
Thursday 07
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m)
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State off cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Secrets

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

Wind History at Secrets

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

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