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Tamarin Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.9
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.8

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Tamarin Bay Surf Guide

Tamarin Bay in - is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks are all lefts. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of locals and sharks.

Tamarin Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tamarin Bay:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tamarin Bay 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 34% of the time in May while 40% 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.
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 Tamarin Bay 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 Tamarin Bay is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International (Plaisance) Airport (MRU) in Mauritius, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tamarin Bay is St Denis Gillot (St.-denis) Airport (RUN) in Reunion Island, 204 km (127 miles) away.

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Tamarin Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 14:08 Local Time
Friday 16
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE 15
Wind State on on cross-

Swell History at Tamarin Bay

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

Wind History at Tamarin Bay

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

Tamarin Bay Reviews:

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Based on 10 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s54.7
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.3
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.2
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s32.9
  • Crowds:Icon  s21.8
  • ...

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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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janet from Australia
“Also there 1973 or 74 may have been in the same house you had to take a tinny to get to the house over the estuary. Use to go to lambs shop to get food such as white death (white bread roll and black death a bottle of coke) and beer that he sold out of the window of the store at particular times at night. I am an Aussie to and there was a few of us in the house it was a fantastic lifestyle with excellent surf just a long paddle out to the reef, dont know if these names ring a bell...Mouse, Chalky....”

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