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Sumbe ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Sumbe Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef


Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.9 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 11:15 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 20
W 15
WSW 15
Wind State cross-
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Sumbe in Benguela is an exposed beach and reef break. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks favour lefts. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips and sharks.

Angola wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sumbe, 2 km from Sumbe.

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Sumbe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Benguela Monbaca Airport, 161 km from Sumbe.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Sumbe

Overall Sumbe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Sumbe Location Maps

Sumbe Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sumbe:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sumbe:

Tide stations nearest to Sumbe:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    78 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    98 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    174 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    284 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Sumbe:

  • Closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    1550 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    1575 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    1619 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Oukaimeden (Morocco)
    3269 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    3330 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Sumbe:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    81 mi
  • Third closest city location
    98 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    152 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    169 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Sumbe is Porto Amboim Airport (PBN) in Angola, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Sumbe is Benguela Airport (BUG), also in Angola, 161 km (100 miles) away.
Sumbe break location map and break info

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