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Gold Coast Surfing

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Most surfers would know little about surfing in Ghana, apart from the backwash waves that were surfed out to sea on The Endless Summer. Ghana was the first country in Africa (1957) to claim independence from Britain, basing economic growth on gold and cocoa. It's densely populated and despite sitting amidst the shadows of turbulent neighbours, has evolved in a democratic way. For years, intrepid travellers raved about the coastal area west of Accra, a 250km (156mi) stretch of sand and rocky patches, interspersed with 15 old slave-trading forts and castles, many dating from the 17th Century. The coastal area is relatively flat, consisting of plains and numerous lagoons near river estuaries. Few have taken advantage of the easy surf conditions ? in fact, local surfers can be counted on the fingers of one hand.
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23 - 32°C
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24 - 32°C
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24 - 30°C
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23 - 28°C
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23 - 28°C
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23 - 31°C
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+ Mellow right pointbreaks
+ Consistently head high
+ Relatively cheap and safe
+ Virgin, warm water surf
+ Tropical African scenery
- Lack of powerful waves
- Flat dry season
- Beach pollution
- Hot, humid and malarial
- Expensive flights
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon Accra Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 11secs 174° 16mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Busua Beach Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 11secs 178° 6mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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SE - SW North Westerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon Mutrakni Point Star Grey Star Grey Star 4.5ft 12secs 168° 6mph Clear No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef and Sand 6
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SE - SW Northerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon Elmina Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 11secs 178° 10mph Clear No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 6
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SE - SW North Westerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon Dixcove Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 11secs 178° 6mph Clear No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 8
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SE - SW Northerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon Labadi Beach Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 11secs 174° 16mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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SE - SW North Westerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon Kokrobite Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 3ft 13secs 170° 10mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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Guide icon Forecast icon Nyanyanu Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 3ft 13secs 170° 10mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available Sand 8
2
SE - SW North Westerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Fete Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 13secs 171° 10mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef and Sand 8
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Guide icon Forecast icon Fort Good Hope Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 13secs 171° 10mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef and Sand 8
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Guide icon Forecast icon LP's Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 5ft 12secs 176° 6mph Clear No Reports Available. No Data Available Sand 8
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SE - SW Northerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon Takoradi Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 11secs 178° 10mph Clear No Reports Available. Right Submerged Reef Uneven Reef 6
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SE - SW Northerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon Cape Three Points Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 5ft 12secs 176° 14mph Clear No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef and Sand 8
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SE - SW Northerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Fort Sebastian Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 11secs 178° 10mph Clear No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 6
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SE - SW North Westerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon University Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 10secs 182° 15mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef 6
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SE - SW North Westerly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon St Charles Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 13secs 171° 10mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 6
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Guide icon Forecast icon Tills Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 13secs 171° 10mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Bettys Grey Star Grey Star 3.5ft 11secs 178° 10mph Clear No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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