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Ponta do Sino 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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Ponta do Sino Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.6 °C

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Thursday, 13 December 2018, 17:06 Local time
Thursday 13
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 12 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 40
NE 40
ENE 40
ENE 35
Wind State cross-

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Ponta do Sino in Sal is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Cape Verde wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Maria, 4 km from Ponta do Sino.

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Ponta do Sino Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sal Island/Amilcar Cabral International Airport, 15 km from Ponta do Sino.

fresh winds from the NE

Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Ponta do Sino

Overall Ponta do Sino Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Ponta do Sino:

  • Closest city location
    122 mi
  • Second closest city location
    138 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Dakar (Senegal)
    385 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Pikine (Senegal)
    389 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Thies Nones (Senegal)
    421 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ponta do Sino is Amilcar Cabral International Airport (SID) in Cape Verde Islands, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ponta do Sino is Rabil (Boa Vista) Airport (BVC), also in Cape Verde Islands, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Preguica (Sao Nocolau Island) Airport (SNE) in Cape Verde Islands, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Maio Airport (MMO) in Cape Verde Islands is 162 km (101 miles) away.
  • Francisco Mendes Airport (RAI), also in Cape Verde Islands is the fifth nearest airport to Ponta do Sino and is 194 km (120 miles) away.
Ponta do Sino break location map and break info

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