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Praia de Zavora ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Praia de Zavora Surf Guide

Praia de Zavora in Inhambane Province is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Rarely crowded here. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Praia de Zavora Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia de Zavora:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia de Zavora occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Praia de Zavora with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in June while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% 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
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia de Zavora Location Map

Interactive Praia de Zavora 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 Praia de Zavora is Inhambane Airport (INH) in Mozambique, which is 75 km (47 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia de Zavora is Vilankulo (Vilankulu) Airport (VNX), also in Mozambique, 279 km (173 miles) away.

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Praia de Zavora Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 19:07 Local Time
Friday 14Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSE
0.9
SSE
1.1
S
1.1
S
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 20
NE 20
NNE 15
N
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Praia de Zavora

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

Wind History at Praia de Zavora

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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