Sierra Leone

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

Small country located on Africa's western bulge, north of the equator; diamond-rich but impoverished due in large part to a long and violent civil war. For safety reasons, Sierra Leone has been almost completely ignored as a surfing destination, and only portions of the country's 210-mile swamp-lined coastline have been mapped for waves. The biggest and best surf coincides with the April-to-Novemb...

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