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Nyanyanu ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Nyanyanu Surf Guide

Nyanyanu on the Gold Coast is an exposed river break that has pretty consitent surf. The surf tends to be favoured in the spring. The best wind direction is from the north northwest with some shelter here from west winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The river breaks consists of rights. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Nyanyanu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nyanyanu:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Nyanyanu 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 Nyanyanu Location Map

Interactive Nyanyanu 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 closest passenger airport to Nyanyanu is Kotoka International (Accra) Airport (ACC) in Ghana, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Nyanyanu is Takoradi Airport (TKD), also in Ghana, 165 km (102 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Nyanyanu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 13:36 Local Time
Saturday 27Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.8
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0.9
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0.9
S
0.9
S
Period (s) 8 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
SSW 15
SSW 15
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Nyanyanu

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

Wind History at Nyanyanu

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    28km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    28km away

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