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Backdoor 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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Backdoor Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.1 °C

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Saturday, 21 October 2017, 08:53 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
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Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
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E 25
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Backdoor in Inhambane Province is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. There is a right hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Mozambique wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Back Beach, 6 km from Backdoor.

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Backdoor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vilanculos Airport, 214 km from Backdoor.

light winds from the SE

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Backdoor

Overall Backdoor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Tide stations nearest to Backdoor:

  • Closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    234 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    238 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    288 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    375 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Backdoor:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    12 mi
  • Third closest city location
    117 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    136 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    142 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Backdoor is Inhambane Airport (INH) in Mozambique, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Backdoor is Vilankulo (Vilankulu) Airport (VNX), also in Mozambique, 213 km (132 miles) away.
Backdoor break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Backdoor, Inhambane. Use the tab navigation above to view Backdoor sea temperature, Backdoor photographs, Backdoor detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Backdoor webcams, current wind from Inhambane live weather stations and Backdoor 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 Backdoor.