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Baki (Turtle Islands) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0
Accommodation: 4.0

Overall: 4.3

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Baki (Turtle Islands) Surf Guide

Baki (Turtle Islands) in Sierra-Leone is an exposed Beach break that has very reliable surf. Ideal winds are from the north northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Crowds are never a problem here.

Baki (Turtle Islands) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Baki (Turtle Islands):

The best conditions reported for surf at Baki (Turtle Islands) occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Baki (Turtle Islands) 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 56% of the time in November while 44% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Baki (Turtle Islands) Location Map

Interactive Baki (Turtle Islands) 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 Baki (Turtle Islands) is Hastings Airport (HGS) in Sierra Leone, which is 87 km (54 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Baki (Turtle Islands) is Freetown Lungi Airport (FNA), also in Sierra Leone, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Baki (Turtle Islands) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 22:56 Local Time
ThuFriday 26
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
W 20
W 15
W 15
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Baki (Turtle Islands)

Surf stats for Baki (Turtle Islands), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Baki (Turtle Islands)

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

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