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Baggies ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Baggies Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Baggies Spot ID

Baggies Beach photo


Photo credit: Frank Horn

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Sunday, 21 October 2018, 21:46 Local time
SunMonday 22
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
SSW 10
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Baggies in Hibiscous Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast.. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, locals and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Amanzimtoti, 3 km from Baggies.

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Live Weather:

At Durban International Airport, 14 km from Baggies.

light winds from the NW

no report
Air temperature
17.4 °C

Current weather near Baggies

Overall Baggies Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Baggies is Durban International Airport (DUR) in South Africa, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Baggies is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR), also in South Africa, 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Baggies and is 189 km (117 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Baggies, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Baggies sea temperature, Baggies photographs, Baggies detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Baggies webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Baggies 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 Baggies.