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Albatross ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Albatross Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Albatross Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.2 °C

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Thursday, 13 December 2018, 18:38 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 12 13 13 14
Wind (km/h) 15
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Albatross in Jeffreys Bay Coast is a sheltered beach and reef break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest.. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of sharks ,rocks,mussel shells.

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Air temperature
22.3 °C

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Overall Albatross Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Albatross is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Albatross is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 235 km (146 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Albatross, Eastern Cape (S). Use the tab navigation above to view Albatross sea temperature, Albatross photographs, Albatross detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Albatross webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Albatross 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 Albatross.