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

Overall: 3.3

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Dixcove Surf Guide

Dixcove on the Gold Coast is an exposed point/Rivermouth break that has consistent surf. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. There is no beach break Rarely crowded here. Beware of pollution and rocks.

Dixcove Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPoint/rivermouthIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dixcove:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dixcove with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in January while 86% 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
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
86%
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 Dixcove Location Map

Interactive Dixcove 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 Dixcove is Takoradi Airport (TKD) in Ghana, which is 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Dixcove is Kotoka International (Accra) Airport (ACC), also in Ghana, 218 km (135 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Dixcove Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 04:27 Local Time
Friday 05
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
Period (s) 15 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SW 20
SW 20
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Dixcove

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

Wind History at Dixcove

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Dixcove. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    16km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach,rivermouth and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    17km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Dixcove:

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