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

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Nungwi Reefs Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Zanzibar, Tanzania)

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Nungwi Reefs Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 12:43 Local time

Tuesday 31
12PM 3PM 6PM 9PM
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 15
ESE 25
ESE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Nungwi Reefs in Zanzibar is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. The best swell direction is from the east. There is no reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Rocks.

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For Nungwi, 1 km from Nungwi Reefs.

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Live Weather:

At Zanzibar-Kisauni, 55 km from Nungwi Reefs.


Air temperature
28.2 °C

Current weather near Nungwi Reefs

Overall Nungwi Reefs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Nungwi Reefs:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Jam's Right 68 mi
Second closest break Sea Cliff 70 mi
Third closest break Oyster Bay Beach - Coco Beach 73 mi
Fourth closest break Mombasa Channel 116 mi
Fifth closest break Watamu Bay 171 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Nungwi Reefs:

Closest wave buoy Nice Buoy 3919 mi
Second closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 3954 mi
Third closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 4464 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sandettie Buoy 4515 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 4535 mi

Tide stations nearest to Nungwi Reefs:

Closest tide station Nungwi 1 mi
Second closest tide station Pangani 30 mi
Third closest tide station Zanzibar 32 mi
Fourth closest tide station Tanga 45 mi
Fifth closest tide station Chake Chake 47 mi

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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

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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 Bagamoyo (Tanzania) 57 mi
Fourth closest city location Mlandizi (Tanzania) 78 mi
Fifth closest city location Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) 80 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.
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