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Tarqua Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.1

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Tarqua Bay Spot ID

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Type: breakwater

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 02:57 Local time
Thursday 19
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Wave (m) 0.7
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Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 10
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SSW 15
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Tarqua Bay in Lagos and West is an exposed breakwater break. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of Pollution,.

Nigeria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lagos Bar, Nigeria, 1 km from Tarqua Bay.

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Tarqua Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Apapa wx, 6 km from Tarqua Bay.

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Air temperature
26.6 °C

Current weather near Tarqua Bay

Overall Tarqua Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Tarqua Bay:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    35 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Tarqua Bay is Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport (LOS) in Nigeria, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tarqua Bay is Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport (COO) in Benin, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Ibadan Airport (IBA) in Nigeria, 125 km (78 miles) away.
Tarqua Bay break location map and break info

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