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Addington (South Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.4

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Addington (South Beach) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa)

Addington (South Beach) Spot ID

Rocky, Addington (South Beach) photo

Addington (South Beach)

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Addington (South Beach)

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Addington (South Beach)

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South Beach, Addington (South Beach) photo

Addington (South Beach)

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.4 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 09:49 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 10
SW 5
SW 5
Wind State off off glass cross

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Addington(South Beach) in Durban is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include sharks and jellyfish.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Durban, South Africa, 2 km from Addington (South Beach).

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Addington (South Beach) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Essenwood Berea wx, 4 km from Addington (South Beach).


Air temperature
16.7 °C

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Overall Addington (South Beach) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Addington (South Beach) is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Addington (South Beach) is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 15 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Addington (South Beach) and is 161 km (100 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Addington (South Beach), Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Addington (South Beach) sea temperature, Addington (South Beach) photographs, Addington (South Beach) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Addington (South Beach) webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Addington (South Beach) tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Addington (South Beach).