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Burreh Beach break guidePhoto by: Stefan Pfeiller

Burreh Beach Surf Guide

Burreh Beach in Sierra-Leone is a river break that has fairly consistent surf. The best wind direction is from the east. The ideal swell direction from the south southwest. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Burreh Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Burreh Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Burreh Beach occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Burreh Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 47% of the time in November while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% 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 Burreh Beach Location Map

Interactive Burreh Beach 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 Burreh Beach is Hastings Airport (HGS) in Sierra Leone, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Burreh Beach is Freetown Lungi Airport (FNA), also in Sierra Leone, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Burreh Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 19:18 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Burreh Beach

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

Wind History at Burreh Beach

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

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