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Chicala ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Chicala Surf Guide

Chicala in Luanda is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of Pollution and sharks.

Chicala Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chicala:

The best conditions reported for surf at Chicala occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Chicala 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 19% of the time in August while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 39% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
39%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Chicala Location Map

Interactive Chicala 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 Chicala is Luanda 4 De Fevereiro Airport (LAD) in Angola, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Chicala is Porto Amboim Airport (PBN), also in Angola, 220 km (137 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Chicala Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 14:42 Local Time
Saturday 08Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.2
SSW
1.0
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.0
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
W 5
WSW 5
NW
Wind State cross-
on
on on glass

Swell History at Chicala

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

Wind History at Chicala

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    30km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    37km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    48km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    59km away

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