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Vivier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Vivier Surf Guide

Vivier in Almadis is an exposed beach and reef break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks and urchins.

Vivier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Vivier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Vivier occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Vivier with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in May while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Vivier Location Map

Interactive Vivier 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 Vivier is Leopold Sedar Senghor International (Dakar) Airport (DKR) in Senegal, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Vivier is Kaolack Airport (KLC), also in Senegal, 171 km (106 miles) away.

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Vivier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 16:36 Local Time
Friday 26Sat
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) -
-
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) - 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 35
N 30
NNE 35
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Vivier

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

Wind History at Vivier

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

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