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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: 25.9 °C

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 10:38 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 20
E 25
ESE 20
Wind State glass cross-

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Nungwi Reefs in Zanzibar is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Offshore winds are from the southwest. The ideal swell direction from the east. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Rocks.

Tanzania wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nungwi, 1 km from Nungwi Reefs.

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Nungwi Reefs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP8123, 109 km from Nungwi Reefs.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
26.3 °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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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
    47 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Nungwi Reefs:

  • Closest city location
    32 mi
  • Second closest city location
    45 mi
  • Third closest city location
    53 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    57 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    57 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Nungwi Reefs is Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) in Tanzania, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nungwi Reefs 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 Nungwi Reefs 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.