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Ansteys ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ansteys Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Ansteys Spot ID

Ansteys Beach, Bluff, Durban photo


Photo credit: Chantel Stone

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.3 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 00:57 Local time
TueWednesday 16
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 25
S 20
S 15
Wind State cross-

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Ansteys in Durban is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Surfable in an onshore breeze Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. Beware of and rips.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Durban, South Africa, 7 km from Ansteys.

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Ansteys Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Durban International Airport, 8 km from Ansteys.

moderate winds from the SE

Air temperature
21.1 °C

Current weather near Ansteys

Overall Ansteys Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ansteys is Durban International Airport (DUR) in South Africa, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ansteys is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR), also in South Africa, 18 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Ansteys and is 168 km (104 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ansteys, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Ansteys sea temperature, Ansteys photographs, Ansteys detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ansteys webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Ansteys 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 Ansteys.