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Fast hollow waves, warm water and uncrowded. Frequent onshore winds, lack of spots and lack of swelle (sometimes).
Surfer's should feel welcome at Mozambique. There are campsites and small bungalows right on the best beaches, local good vibes in the market, and plenty of surf if you come the right time of year. The best time is early winter from April to August, when low tides occur in the morning (eg. every 2nd week). Its best to bring all your food etc from Manguzi, South Africa, as local prices are a bit high.
Pay attention to malaria and AIDS.
Location: South-eastern Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania
Geographic coordinates: 18° 9' S, 35° 0' E
Coastline km: 2,470 km km
Climate: tropical to subtropical
Terrain: mostly coastal lowlands, uplands in center, high plateaus in northwest, mountains in west
Elevation: highest point: Monte Binga 2,436 m
Natural hazards: severe droughts; devastating cyclones and floods in central and southern provinces
Currency: metical (MZM)
Languages: Emakhuwa 26.1%, Xichangana 11.3%, Portuguese 8.8% (official; spoken by 27% of population as a second language), Elomwe 7.6%, Cisena 6.8%, Echuwabo 5.8%, other Mozambican languages 32%, other foreign languages 0.3%, unspecified 1.3%
Divisions: 10 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia), 1 city (cidade)*; Cabo Delgado, Gaza, Inhambane, Manica, Maputo, Cidade de Maputo*, Nampula, Niassa, Sofala, Tete, Zambezia
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|Surf Spots (14)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|Barra||3 / -||Right and left||Sand-bar||All surfers|
|Guinjata Bay||- / -||Right||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Inhambane||- / -||Right||Point-break||Experienced surfers|
|Jangamo Beach||1 / -||Right||Point-break||All surfers|
|Maragra||3 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Mussage||2 / -||Right and left||Point-break||All surfers|
|pomene||3 / -||Right||Sand-bar||All surfers|
|Ponta do Ouro||5 / -||Right||Point-break||All surfers|
|Ponta Mamoli||- / -||Right||Point-break||All surfers|
|Ponta Zavora||2 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Praia Morrungulo||- / -||Right||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Pringles||1 / -||Right||Point-break||All surfers|
|Shark Bait Reef||1 / -||Left||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Tofinho||9 / -||Right||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
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