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

Overall: 2.7

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Chicala Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 00:23 Local time
TueWednesday 23
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
SW 15
SSW 15
Wind State cross-

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Chicala in Luanda is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of Pollution and sharks.

Angola wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Luanda, Angola, 6 km from Chicala.

IS AT (local time)

Chicala Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Luanda Airport, 2 km from Chicala.

light winds from the SSW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Chicala

Overall Chicala Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Ski Resorts closest to Chicala:

  • Closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    1710 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    1746 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    1784 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Oukaimeden (Morocco)
    3101 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    3160 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Chicala:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    36 mi
  • Third closest city location
    122 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    152 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    171 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Chicala is Luanda 4 De Fevereiro Airport (LAD) in Angola, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Chicala is Porto Amboim Airport (PBN), also in Angola, 220 km (137 miles) away.
Chicala break location map and break info

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