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Banana Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Banana Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

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Banana Beach

Photo credit: Franchu Perez

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 21:00 Local time
TueWednesday 20
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 5 6 6 15
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 25
NNE 25
NNE 20
Wind State cross-
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Banana Beach in Hibiscous Coast is a fairly exposed point break that usually has waves The best wind direction is from the west. Poor surf in light onshore winds Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. It very rarely gets crowded here. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At PenningtonSouth, 18 km from Banana Beach.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
23.9 °C

Current weather near Banana Beach

Overall Banana Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Banana Beach is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Banana Beach is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Third is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Banana Beach and is 216 km (134 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Banana Beach, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Banana Beach sea temperature, Banana Beach photographs, Banana Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Banana Beach webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Banana 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 Banana Beach.