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Tofinho 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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Tofinho Surf Guide

Tofinho in Inhambane Province is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. A right hand reef break It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for sharks and rocks.

Tofinho Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tofinho:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tofinho 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 Tofinho (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Tofinho 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).

Explore Tofinho Location Map

Interactive Tofinho 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 Tofinho is Inhambane Airport (INH) in Mozambique, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tofinho is Vilankulo (Vilankulu) Airport (VNX), also in Mozambique, 205 km (127 miles) away.

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Tofinho Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 10:53 Local Time
Tuesday 02
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.5
ESE
2.5
ESE
2.5
ESE
2.5
SE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 30
SSE 30
SSE 30
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Tofinho

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

Wind History at Tofinho

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Tofinho. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Tofinho: