Description of Gouaro, New Caledonia
The best time to surf New Caledonia is between May and September. The big swells come from lows produced down south in the Southern Ocean & Tasman sea, the ones that bring snow, so winters definitely the go. The wind is generally light offshore east north east in the morning until about 11.00 am -12.00 pm. It then slowly swings south east cross-shore and increases between 10 to 20 knots. Great for sailing to next location, or try fishing, diving & island exploration. The wind tends to back off as the afternoon grows and swings back light offshore in the evening.
Videos of surfing Gouaro
|Type of Wave||reef break|
|Crowds||an empty line-up|
|Lenght||50-100 meters lenght|
|Places to stay||surfcamp|
|Nearest big city||Bourail|
|Other stuff to see & do||Fishing, snorkelling ...|
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