- A violent surf that occurs on the coast of the Guinea region, West Africa.
- 1899 "Has no harbour and landing is rather difficult through the heavy surf, the "Kalema", which breaks upon the coast all year round. The International Geography Publisher: G. Newnes limited. Editor(s): Hugh Robert Mill. Page 972.
- 1961 "In the same way, the imposing swell causing the constant surf at the coast of Guinea (the Kalema) originates from a region near Tristan de Cunha in the ...There is sometimes a strong surf generated from about 400 nautical miles distance. Physical Oceanography. Publisher: Macmillan. Author(s): Albert Defant. P 101.
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