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Villa Reef Surf Guide

Villa Reef in Praslin is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the south. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for paddle, jagged reef, Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Villa Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Villa Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Villa Reef occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Villa Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Villa Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 47% of the time in March while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
28%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Villa Reef Location Map

Interactive Villa Reef 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 Villa Reef is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 1 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Villa Reef is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ), also in Seychelles, 43 km (27 miles) away.

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Villa Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 17:28 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Villa Reef

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

Wind History at Villa Reef

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

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