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

Overall: 3.2

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Monte Leao Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.6 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 18:40 Local time
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NNE 15
NE 10
Wind State off off off cross-

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Monte Leao in Sal is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. A reef breaks right. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Cape Verde wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Alibaba, 3 km from Monte Leao.

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Monte Leao Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Amílcar Cabral International Airport, 4 km from Monte Leao.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
25.8 °C

Current weather near Monte Leao

Overall Monte Leao Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Monte Leao:

  • Closest city location
    128 mi
  • Second closest city location
    134 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Dakar (Senegal)
    390 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Pikine (Senegal)
    395 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Thies Nones (Senegal)
    426 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Monte Leao is Amilcar Cabral International Airport (SID) in Cape Verde Islands, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Monte Leao is Rabil (Boa Vista) Airport (BVC), also in Cape Verde Islands, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Preguica (Sao Nocolau Island) Airport (SNE) in Cape Verde Islands, 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • Maio Airport (MMO) in Cape Verde Islands is 173 km (107 miles) away.
  • Francisco Mendes Airport (RAI), also in Cape Verde Islands is the fifth nearest airport to Monte Leao and is 205 km (127 miles) away.
Monte Leao break location map and break info

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