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Barra Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Barra Beach Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 01:15 Local time
WedThursday 20
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
N 25
N 10
W 15
Wind State on on cross-

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Barra Beach in Inhambane Province is a quite exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks peel to the right. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for sharks.

Mozambique wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Barra Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Inhambane, 16 km from Barra Beach.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
24.3 °C

Current weather near Barra Beach

Overall Barra Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Tide stations nearest to Barra Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    239 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    244 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    278 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    366 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Barra Beach:

  • Closest city location
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    12 mi
  • Third closest city location
    121 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    140 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    147 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Barra Beach is Inhambane Airport (INH) in Mozambique, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Barra Beach is Vilankulo (Vilankulu) Airport (VNX), also in Mozambique, 198 km (123 miles) away.
Barra Beach break location map and break info

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