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Cotton Tree Surf Guide

Cotton Tree in Liberia is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. The location means that it never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Cotton Tree Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cotton Tree:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cotton Tree 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 Cotton Tree (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cotton Tree with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in November while 50% 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.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cotton Tree Location Map

Interactive Cotton Tree 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 Cotton Tree is Monrovia Spriggs Payne Airport (MLW) in Liberia, which is 86 km (53 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cotton Tree is Monrovia Roberts International Airport (ROB), also in Liberia, 126 km (78 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Cotton Tree Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 05:50 Local Time
Monday 19
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.0
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 5
WSW 5
WNW 10
W
Wind State cross-
on
glass cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Cotton Tree

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

Wind History at Cotton Tree

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

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    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
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