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

Overall: 3.0

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Cabo Verde Surf Guide

Cabo Verde in Piura is a fairly exposed beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Cabo Verde Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cabo Verde:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cabo Verde 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 Verde (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cabo Verde with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in February while 76% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
76%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cabo Verde Location Map

Interactive Cabo Verde 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 closest passenger airport to Cabo Verde is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX) in Peru, which is 117 km (73 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cabo Verde is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 123 km (76 miles) away.

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Cabo Verde Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 05:06 Local Time
Thursday 22
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SE 20
SSE 25
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Cabo Verde

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

Wind History at Cabo Verde

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

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