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Shipwreck ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Shipwreck Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Sunday, 29 May 2016, 22:11 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
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Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
SW 15
SW 15
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Shipwreck in Lagos and West is an exposed sandbar break that has very consistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the north. The ideal swell direction from the south. The sandbar break offers mainly left hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for obstacles,.

Nigeria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Shipwreck Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lagos/ikeja Airport, 27 km from Shipwreck.

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Current weather near Shipwreck

Overall Shipwreck Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Shipwreck:

  • Closest city location
    17 mi
  • Second closest city location
    19 mi
  • Third closest city location
    23 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    29 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Shipwreck is Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport (LOS) in Nigeria, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shipwreck is Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport (COO) in Benin, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Ibadan Airport (IBA) in Nigeria, 142 km (88 miles) away.
Shipwreck break location map and break info

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


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