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Mussulo Surf Guide

Mussulo in Luanda is a fairly exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest.There is a left hand point break here. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and sharks.

Mussulo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mussulo:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mussulo 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 21% of the time in August while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
38%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mussulo Location Map

Interactive Mussulo 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 Mussulo is Luanda 4 De Fevereiro Airport (LAD) in Angola, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mussulo is Porto Amboim Airport (PBN), also in Angola, 217 km (135 miles) away.

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Mussulo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 09:57 Local Time
Wednesday 18
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
10
20
25
25
Wind State cross on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Mussulo

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

Wind History at Mussulo

Wind stats for Mussulo, 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 Mussulo. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    22km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    29km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    42km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    54km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Mussulo: