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Sulima ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Sulima Surf Guide

Sulima in Sierra-Leone is a beach break that is usually a safe bet. Works best in offshore winds from the north. The ideal swell direction from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Private beach - Localism - Sharks.

Sulima Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sulima:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sulima 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 51% of the time in November while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
51%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sulima Location Map

Interactive Sulima 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 Sulima is Monrovia Spriggs Payne Airport (MLW) in Liberia, which is 117 km (73 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Sulima is Monrovia Roberts International Airport (ROB), also in Liberia, 157 km (98 miles) away.

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Sulima Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 15:08 Local Time
Saturday 15Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SW 10
WSW 10
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Sulima

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

Wind History at Sulima

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

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