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Topic: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

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replies: 14

By:

Ghiglia Pierre

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Gabon Gabon

 

Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« on: October 20 2004 06:10:00 »

I will be very interesting to have any information about Surfing spot in Sao Tome.
I think this place have a very important possibility
of spots.
The cost is volcaonic and the island is perfectly located for any swell.
So i'm open for a trip



By:

mick

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #1 on: November 16 2004 22:11:00 »

I've been and surfed there & it sux

By:

philippe bernard

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #2 on: December 11 2005 02:12:00 »

Are you back from Sao tome because i intend also to go surfing there with my children and search information concerning hotels and beaches.
Thanks, Phb

By:

Tiago Grosso

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #3 on: December 22 2005 06:12:00 »

It´s very inconsistent from october to may. Hardly any waves during this period of time i think.Anyway, i have checked the ww3 forecast and it shows good swells manly during august. if there´s swell you´ll find world class surf for sure with no one in the line up.

By:

Tiago Grosso

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #4 on: December 22 2005 06:12:00 »

and be prepared for a lot of adventure. 4x4 cars are expensive, and good acomodation in hotes too. the people is great and it´s really beautiful place. Go in august and you ll find dozens of uncrowded surf spots . Go with a group of at least for people.

By:

Tiago Grosso

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #5 on: May 14 2006 06:05:00 »

Yes i surfed there. I didn´t get the a lot of waves cause i went in the wrong season but i know that it breaks in July and August and that the waves are perfect and uncrowded. SurfPortugal magazine did a report on the island a couple of years ago so i know there´s perfect surf there. i intend to go again in years to come.  If you want more info contact me via E-mail...



By:

jan rasmussen

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #6 on: December 16 2006 05:12:00 »

Hi

Do you have some more info on surfing in Sao Tome. I believe you have been there?

look forward to your response

By:

ARNO

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #7 on: January 23 2007 12:01:00 »

hi
i m going to togo and ghana in july august for a weddind.
i may go to sao tome. it s hard to find good informations about surf over there. if you want to help me you have my mail.
merci

By:

joao

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #8 on: June 15 2007 06:06:00 »

to surf Sao Tome you have to get south groundswell...14s or more. It is produced in the Southern winter=European Summer. So it is going on right now... check the swell period for the South Atlantic... caga in the traditional forecast... look for high periods... just like Mexico

By:

paul

RE: Surfing potentiel in Sao Tome

« Reply #9 on: August 15 2007 23:08:00 »

there is good surf in sao tome, though inconsistent.  i recently made the documentary, "the lost wave: an african surf story" about surfing there.  check out right point at 'voice of america' radio station, lefts on ille de rolas, and the indigenous surf village nearby.  great place to stay is san jao de angolares - very nice plantation hotel.


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