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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Gabon

Africa

Location: Western Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea
Geographic coordinates: 1° 0' S, 11° 45' E
Coastline km: 885 km km
Climate: tropical; always hot, humid
Terrain: narrow coastal plain; hilly interior; savanna in east and south
Elevation:
Natural hazards: deforestation; poaching
Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF)
Population: Bantu tribes, including four major tribal groupings (Fang, Bapounou, Nzebi, Obamba); other Africans and Europeans, 154,000, including 10,700 French and 11,000 persons of dual nationality
Languages: French (official), Fang, Myene, Nzebi, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi
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Seasons
Jan/Feb Mar/Apr May/Jun Jul/Aug Sep/Oct Nov/Dec
Best Surfing Season
Typical Swell Size
Surf Equipment Short de bain Short de bain Short de bain Short de bain Short de bain Short de bain
Water temp. 81°F
27°C
82°F
28°C
75°F
24°C
72°F
22°C
75°F
24°C
77°F
25°C
Air temp. 81°F
27°C
81°F
27°C
77°F
25°C
72°F
22°C
75°F
24°C
77°F
25°C
Climate

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Quality Direction Type Frequ Experience
Cap Lopez 17 / -
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Ekwata 6 / -
Left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Gombé 35 / -
Left Point-break Experienced surfers
Guegue 2 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
La ferme aux Crocos 2 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Palplanche 33 / -
Left Beach-break All surfers
PG2 5 / -
Right and left Experienced surfers
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By Mateo , 11-08-2009

RIghts - Anybody surf any good right handers in Gabon? I'm regular foot prefer frontside. Thanks! :)

By Ruben , 06-04-2008

arriving in Port-Gentil - Alohaaaa ,I just arrive in POrt-Gentil and I am very interesting in surfing here,please guys let me know the good spots around and send me emails to hang some surfers to go together explore the waves in Gabon...I just want some fun and ride some good waves..txns...

By Anonymous , 20-12-2007

rental - Is there any possibility for renting a surfboard in Libreville or entire Gabon?
Cheers.

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