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Buraco ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 1.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 2.5

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Buraco Spot ID

Fantastic winter day, Buraco photo


Photo credit: Carlos Goncalves

Buraco's tube photo


Photo credit: Gabriel

Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.7 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 07:13 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE 25
Wind State off off off cross-

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Buraco in Luanda is a quite exposed point break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Rarely crowded here. Sharks have been reported here.

Angola wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Buraco (0 km).

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Buraco Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Luanda Airport, 32 km from Buraco.

light winds from the SSE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Buraco

Overall Buraco Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Buraco Location Maps

Buraco Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Buraco:

  • Closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    1707 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    1736 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    1778 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Oukaimeden (Morocco)
    3108 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    3167 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Buraco:

  • Closest city location
    22 mi
  • Second closest city location
    55 mi
  • Third closest city location
    132 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    162 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    170 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Buraco is Luanda 4 De Fevereiro Airport (LAD) in Angola, which is 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Buraco is Porto Amboim Airport (PBN), also in Angola, 206 km (128 miles) away.
Buraco break location map and break info

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