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Curral Joul ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Curral Joul Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C

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Friday, 14 December 2018, 18:16 Local time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 40
NE 40
NE 40
ENE 40
Wind State cross-

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Curral Joul in Sal is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. A reef breaks right. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Cape Verde wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Alibaba, 1 km from Curral Joul.

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Curral Joul Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Amílcar Cabral International Airport, 4 km from Curral Joul.

fresh winds from the ENE

Air temperature
24.5 °C

Current weather near Curral Joul

Overall Curral Joul Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Curral Joul:

  • Closest city location
    130 mi
  • Second closest city location
    133 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Dakar (Senegal)
    392 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Pikine (Senegal)
    397 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Thies Nones (Senegal)
    428 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Curral Joul is Amilcar Cabral International Airport (SID) in Cape Verde Islands, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Curral Joul is Rabil (Boa Vista) Airport (BVC), also in Cape Verde Islands, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Preguica (Sao Nocolau Island) Airport (SNE) in Cape Verde Islands, 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Maio Airport (MMO) in Cape Verde Islands is 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • Francisco Mendes Airport (RAI), also in Cape Verde Islands is the fifth nearest airport to Curral Joul and is 208 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Curral Joul, Sal. Use the tab navigation above to view Curral Joul sea temperature, Curral Joul photographs, Curral Joul detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Curral Joul webcams, current wind from Sal live weather stations and Curral Joul tide predictions. The Cape Verde swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde 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 Curral Joul.