Barra da Cuanza ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Barra da Cuanza Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Benguela, Angola)


Barra da Cuanza Spot ID:

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 00:02 Local time

Mon Tuesday 31
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SSE 15
SE 15
Wind State on cross-
cross cross-

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Barra da Cuanza in Benguela is an exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks, sharks,crocs,mines,.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Luanda-4De-Feverei, 56 km from Barra da Cuanza.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
26.7 °C

Current weather near Barra da Cuanza

Overall Barra da Cuanza Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Barra da Cuanza:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Miradouro 8 mi
Second closest break Shipwreck 21 mi
Third closest break Cabo Ledo 23 mi
Fourth closest break Buraco 25 mi
Fifth closest break Mussulo 34 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Barra da Cuanza:

Closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 3580 mi
Second closest wave buoy Nice Buoy 3644 mi
Third closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 3922 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 4135 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 4189 mi

Tide stations nearest to Barra da Cuanza:

Closest tide station Luanda 40 mi
Second closest tide station Sumbe 137 mi
Third closest tide station N'zeto 148 mi
Fourth closest tide station Lobito 208 mi
Fifth closest tide station Benguela 224 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Barra da Cuanza:

Closest ski area Afri-Ski (Lesotho) 1682 mi
Second closest ski area Matroosberg (South Africa) 1711 mi
Third closest ski area Tiffindell (South Africa) 1753 mi
Fourth closest ski area Oukaimeden (Morocco) 3132 mi
Fifth closest ski area Michlifen (Morocco) 3193 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Barra da Cuanza:

Closest city location Luanda (Angola) 37 mi
Second closest city location Caxito (Angola) 64 mi
Third closest city location N'dalatando (Angola) 121 mi
Fourth closest city location Sumbe (Angola) 137 mi
Fifth closest city location Uige (Angola) 177 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Barra da Cuanza is Luanda 4 De Fevereiro Airport (LAD) in Angola, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Barra da Cuanza is Porto Amboim Airport (PBN), also in Angola, 166 km (103 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barra da Cuanza, Benguela. Use the tab navigation above to view Barra da Cuanza sea temperature, Barra da Cuanza photographs, Barra da Cuanza detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barra da Cuanza webcams, current wind from Benguela live weather stations and Barra da Cuanza tide predictions. The Angola swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Angola 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 Angola 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 da Cuanza.


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