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Shipwreck ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.0

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Shipwreck break guidePhoto by: Larry

Shipwreck Surf Guide

Shipwreck in Liberia is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around high tide when the tide is falling. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Shipwreck Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Shipwreck:

The best conditions reported for surf at Shipwreck occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Shipwreck 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 50% of the time in November while 50% 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
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
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 Shipwreck Location Map

Interactive Shipwreck 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 Shipwreck is Monrovia Spriggs Payne Airport (MLW) in Liberia, which is 85 km (53 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Shipwreck is Monrovia Roberts International Airport (ROB), also in Liberia, 126 km (78 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Shipwreck Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 02:40 Local Time
Saturday 06
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
W 10
W 15
W
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Shipwreck

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

Wind History at Shipwreck

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

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    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
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    Reliability: very consistent
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