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Cap Lopez ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Cap Lopez Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Friday, 15 December 2017, 03:48 Local time
Friday 15
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
S 10
SSW 10
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
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Cap Lopez in - is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks favour lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of locals and sharks.

Gabon wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Cap Lopez Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Gentil Airport, 9 km from Cap Lopez.

light winds from the S

km/h
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Cap Lopez

Overall Cap Lopez Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Cap Lopez Location Maps

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Ski Resorts closest to Cap Lopez:

  • Closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    2355 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    2373 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    2429 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Oukaimeden (Morocco)
    2456 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    2520 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Cap Lopez:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    93 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Sao Tome (Sao Tome and Principe)
    152 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Bata (Equatorial Guinea)
    188 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    253 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Cap Lopez is Port Gentil Airport (POG) in Gabon, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cap Lopez is Omboue Hopital Airport (OMB), also in Gabon, 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Third is Libreville Leon M Ba Airport (LBV) in Gabon, 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • Lambarene Airport (LBQ) in Gabon is 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Sao Tome International Airport (TMS) in Sao Tome & Principe is the fifth nearest airport to Cap Lopez and is 248 km (154 miles) away.
Cap Lopez break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cap Lopez, Ogooue Maritime. Use the tab navigation above to view Cap Lopez sea temperature, Cap Lopez photographs, Cap Lopez detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cap Lopez webcams, current wind from Ogooue Maritime live weather stations and Cap Lopez tide predictions. The Gabon swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Gabon 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 Gabon 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 Cap Lopez.