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Fort Sebastian ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Fort Sebastian Surf Guide

Fort Sebastian on the Gold Coast is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. The surf tends to be optimum in the spring. Works best in offshore winds from the north with some shelter here from west winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. There is no beach break Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Fort Sebastian Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fort Sebastian:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fort Sebastian occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fort Sebastian 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 28% of the time in November while 72% 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
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
72%
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 Fort Sebastian Location Map

Interactive Fort Sebastian 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 Fort Sebastian is Takoradi Airport (TKD) in Ghana, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fort Sebastian is Kotoka International (Accra) Airport (ACC), also in Ghana, 177 km (110 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Fort Sebastian Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 11:23 Local Time
Saturday 08
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
S 15
S 15
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
on on on

Swell History at Fort Sebastian

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

Wind History at Fort Sebastian

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon river  redRiver
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    Reliability: consistent
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