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Baboon Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.2

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Baboon Point Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 22:56 Local time
SatSunday 23
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
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Baboon Point in Western Cape is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. A reef breaks left. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Lamberts Bay, 33 km from Baboon Point.

moderate winds from the SSW

Air temperature
13.4 °C

Current weather near Baboon Point

Overall Baboon Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Baboon Point:

  • Closest city location
    52 mi
  • Second closest city location
    82 mi
  • Third closest city location
    86 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    92 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    111 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Baboon Point is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 184 km (114 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Baboon Point is Springbok Airport (SBU), also in South Africa, 296 km (184 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Baboon Point, West Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Baboon Point sea temperature, Baboon Point photographs, Baboon Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Baboon Point webcams, current wind from West Coast live weather stations and Baboon Point 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 Baboon Point.