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Cabo Ledo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.6
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 3.0

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Cabo Ledo Surf Guide

Cabo Ledo in Benguela is an exposed point break that is often working. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest.There is a left hand point break here. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for and rips.

Cabo Ledo Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cabo Ledo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cabo Ledo occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cabo Ledo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in August while 72% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% 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 Cabo Ledo Location Map

Interactive Cabo Ledo 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 Cabo Ledo is Luanda 4 De Fevereiro Airport (LAD) in Angola, which is 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cabo Ledo is Porto Amboim Airport (PBN), also in Angola, 131 km (81 miles) away.

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Cabo Ledo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 10:37 Local Time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
SW 20
SW 15
Wind State cross-
on on on

Swell History at Cabo Ledo

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

Wind History at Cabo Ledo

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

Cabo Ledo Reviews:

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Based on 21 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.8
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.7
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.7
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s21.6
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.1
  • ...

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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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OSG from Angola
“Cabo Ledo is a nice long left hander
A soft easy going wave.
A malibu or longboard wave.
Unfortunately the crowd is growing and getting a bit unpleasant!! Becoming like the traffic in Luanda - no rules!!”

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