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Ambinanibe ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ambinanibe Surf Guide

Ambinanibe in Antanosy is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offers right-handers. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Ambinanibe Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
23.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ambinanibe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ambinanibe occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ambinanibe (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ambinanibe with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in May while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 49% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ambinanibe Location Map

Interactive Ambinanibe surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Ambinanibe is Tolagnaro Airport (FTU) in Madagascar, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ambinanibe is Farafangana Airport (RVA), also in Madagascar, 268 km (166 miles) away.

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Ambinanibe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 21:35 Local Time
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 13 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ENE 15
NE 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

Swell History at Ambinanibe

Surf stats for Ambinanibe, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ambinanibe

Wind stats for Ambinanibe, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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