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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Alibaba (moderate winds from the NNE at Amílcar Cabral International Airport 4 km from Alibaba). 0.6m 8 s period swell from NW with 0.8m 4 s period wind swell from N
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1 h 29 min ago

Moderate
28 km/h
NNE
Cross-Shore
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Alibaba Surf Forecast / Sal / Cape Verde

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Saturday 29 Apr 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 23.8 °C (Statistics for 29 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 22.5 max: 23.7 min: 21.3 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1110111211101010989141313121313121514141514
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)6918537910257644953262622872562703272903952404083894296701319135715161455
Wind
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25 NNE25
25 N25
25 NNE25
25 NNE25
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25 NE25
25 NNE25
30 NNE30
20 NNE20
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25 N25
25 N25
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30 N30
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Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:15AM
0.96

10:43PM
0.83
11:02AM
0.93

11:31PM
0.76
11:51AM
0.88

12:28AM
0.68
12:52PM
0.82

1:34AM
0.62

2:03PM
0.76
3:00AM
0.59

3:25PM
0.73
4:27AM
0.60

4:41PM
0.73

5:32AM
0.65

Low Tide
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4:36PM
-0.02
4:44AM
0.04

5:27PM
0.03

5:28AM
0.11
6:22PM
0.09

6:23AM
0.17
7:30PM
0.16

7:25AM
0.23

8:51PM
0.20
8:46AM
0.27

10:12PM
0.20
10:15AM
0.26

11:23PM
0.18


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
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
6:07--6:07--6:05--6:05--6:05--6:05--6:05--6:03-
Sunset
-6:50--6:51--6:51--6:51--6:51--6:52--6:52--6:52
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Sat morning, min 20°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Tue night, min 21°C on Tue night). 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.