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

Overall: 3.2

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Alibaba Surf Forecast / Sal / Cape Verde

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Wednesday 28 Jun 2017 CVT

Alibaba surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Alibaba sea temperature is 24.0 °C (Statistics for 28 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 23.7 max: 24.5 min: 23.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

N

N

NNE

N

NNE

NNE

NNE

NNE

NNE

NNE

NNE

N

NNE

NNE

NNE

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NNE

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Period(s) (?)7787778888810999910101010677
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)6651633974102247318310294290249385308243237242245235262115186231
Wind
(km/h)
10 E10
15 NE15
15 NNE15
20 NNE20
25 NNE25
25 NNE25
30 NNE30
30 NNE30
25 NNE25
20 N20
20 NNE20
20 NNE20
15 NE15
15 ENE15
15 NE15
15 NE15
20 NE20
20 N20
20 N20
30 N30
30 N30
30 N30
35 NNW35
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:58PM
0.71
12:17PM
0.87

12:48AM
0.67
1:10PM
0.80

1:45AM
0.64

2:07PM
0.73
2:52AM
0.63

3:09PM
0.68
3:57AM
0.64

4:17PM
0.65
5:00AM
0.66

5:17PM
0.64

5:55AM
0.70
6:14PM
0.65


Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:50AM
0.12
6:47PM
0.11

6:45AM
0.17
7:41PM
0.16

7:45AM
0.23

8:42PM
0.20
8:55AM
0.26

9:39PM
0.22
10:08AM
0.28

10:38PM
0.23
11:15AM
0.26

11:32PM
0.22
12:10PM
0.23



Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Alibaba blow from the ESE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2323242423232322222222222323232323232323232322
Low °C
2323232323232222222121222323232323232323232222
Chill °C (?)
2323242423232322222222222323232323232323232322
Sunrise
-6:01--6:01--6:01--6:01--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03
Sunset
--7:07--7:07--7:08--7:08--7:08--7:08--7:08--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Thu afternoon, min 21°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Wed night, fresh winds from the NNE by Fri night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Sun night, min 22°C on Sun afternoon). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Alibaba Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Alibaba provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Alibaba can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Alibaba surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Alibaba) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Alibaba may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Alibaba is 16 km (10 miles) from the city of Santa Maria. If you plan a holiday in Cape-Verde - Sal, look for hotels and other accommodation in Santa Maria. Santa Maria has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.