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Zanzibar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Zanzibar Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell NW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.7 °C

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Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 18:01 Local time
Tuesday 28Wed
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
NE 5
NE 10
Wind State cross glass off cross-

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Zanzibar in - is a sheltered point break. The best time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Montserrat wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Belham Valley Rivermouth, 2 km from Zanzibar.

IS AT (local time)

Zanzibar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At John Osborne Apt, 8 km from Zanzibar.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Zanzibar

Overall Zanzibar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

Surf stats for Zanzibar: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Zanzibar: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Zanzibar Location Maps

Zanzibar Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Zanzibar:

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Wave buoys nearest to Zanzibar:

Tide stations nearest to Zanzibar:

  • Closest tide station
    Saint Johns, Antigua
    38 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    45 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    51 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    51 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Zanzibar is V C Bird International (Antigua) Airport (ANU) in Leeward Islands, 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Zanzibar is Robert L Bradshaw (Basse Terre) Airport (SKB) in St. Kitts & Nevis, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Le Raizet (Pointe-a-pitre) Airport (PTP) in Antilles, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • F D Roosevelt (Oranjestad) Airport (EUX) in Antilles is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Gustavia/st.barthel (St.-barthelemy) Airport (SBH), also in Antilles is the fifth nearest airport to Zanzibar and is 146 km (91 miles) away.
Zanzibar break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Zanzibar, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Zanzibar sea temperature, Zanzibar photographs, Zanzibar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Zanzibar webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Zanzibar tide predictions. The Montserrat swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Montserrat and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Montserrat wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Zanzibar.