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Nungwi Reefs ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.6

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Nungwi Reefs Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.1 °C

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Friday, 9 October 2015, 15:16 Local time
Friday 09
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 15
ESE 30
ESE 30
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross

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Nungwi Reefs in Zanzibar is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. The best wind direction is from the southwest. The ideal swell angle is from the east. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for - Rocks.

Tanzania wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nungwi, 1 km from Nungwi Reefs.

IS AT (local time)

Nungwi Reefs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Zanzibar-Kisauni, 55 km from Nungwi Reefs.

moderate winds from the SE

Air temperature
29.5 °C

Current weather near Nungwi Reefs

Overall Nungwi Reefs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Nungwi Reefs Location Maps

Nungwi Reefs Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Nungwi Reefs:

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Wave buoys nearest to Nungwi Reefs:

Tide stations nearest to Nungwi Reefs:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    30 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    45 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Chake Chake
    47 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Nungwi Reefs:

  • Closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    1740 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    1876 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    2290 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sepidan Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
    2628 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Pooladkaf Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
    2631 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Nungwi Reefs:

  • Closest city location
    Zanzibar (Tanzania)
    32 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Tanga (Tanzania)
    45 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Wete (Tanzania)
    53 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Bagamoyo (Tanzania)
    57 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Mvomero (Tanzania)
    57 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Zanzibar is Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) in Tanzania, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Zanzibar is Tanga Airport (TGT), also in Tanzania, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Third is Pemba Airport (PMA) in Tanzania, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Dar Es Salaam Airport (DAR) in Tanzania is 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Moi International (Mombasa) Airport (MBA) in Kenya is the fifth nearest airport to Zanzibar and is 190 km (118 miles) away.
Nungwi Reefs break location map and break info

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