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Cocas Beach / Praia Negra Surf Guide

Cocas Beach / Praia Negra in Cape-Verde - Sal is a sheltered point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. There is no point break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Pollution.

Cocas Beach / Praia Negra Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cocas Beach / Praia Negra:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cocas Beach / Praia Negra occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cocas Beach / Praia Negra (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cocas Beach / Praia Negra with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in August while 5% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 91% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
5%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
91%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cocas Beach / Praia Negra Location Map

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Cocas Beach / Praia Negra Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 23:28 Local Time
FriSat
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 0.5
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NNE 25
N 25
N
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Cocas Beach / Praia Negra

Surf stats for Cocas Beach / Praia Negra, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cocas Beach / Praia Negra

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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