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Back Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Back Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.2 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 01:00 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 11 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
E 15
E 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross-

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Back Beach in Inhambane Province is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks are all rights as well as a left hand reef break.. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of sharks and rocks.

Mozambique wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Back Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Inhambane, 17 km from Back Beach.


Air temperature
23.5 °C

Current weather near Back Beach

Overall Back Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Tide stations nearest to Back Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    237 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    242 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    284 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    372 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Back Beach:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    13 mi
  • Third closest city location
    120 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    139 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    145 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Back Beach is Inhambane Airport (INH) in Mozambique, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Back Beach is Vilankulo (Vilankulu) Airport (VNX), also in Mozambique, 208 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Back Beach, Inhambane. Use the tab navigation above to view Back Beach sea temperature, Back Beach photographs, Back Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Back Beach webcams, current wind from Inhambane live weather stations and Back Beach tide predictions. The Mozambique swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mozambique and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Mozambique wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Back Beach.