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Praia Tofo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.8

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Praia Tofo Surf Guide

Praia Tofo in Inhambane Province is a fairly exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks favour lefts. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of sharks and rocks.

Praia Tofo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia Tofo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia Tofo occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Praia Tofo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in April while 24% 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
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
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).
Praia Tofo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 10:36 Local Time
Tuesday 29
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.8
S
0.9
SSE
1.1
SSE
1.1
SSE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 15
NE 10
ENE 10
ESE
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Praia Tofo

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

Wind History at Praia Tofo

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

Praia Tofo Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 4 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s44.3
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.3
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.3
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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carlo from Mozambique
“Tofo is not a surfing spot waves are useless even on a good day.. Locals harass tourists, no shops and is very pricey. Otherwise its okay.”

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