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Turtle Beach Surf Guide

Turtle Beach in Ghana - Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. The surf tends to be favoured in the spring. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here.

Turtle Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Turtle Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Turtle Beach occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Turtle Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 80% of the time in June while 20% 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
80%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
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 Turtle Beach Location Map

Interactive Turtle Beach 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 Turtle Beach is Takoradi Airport (TKD) in Ghana, which is 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Turtle Beach is Abidjan Felix Houphouet Boigny International Airport (ABJ) in Ivory Coast, 193 km (120 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Turtle Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 02:37 Local Time
Saturday 06
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
SW 15
SSW 15
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Turtle Beach

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

Wind History at Turtle Beach

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

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