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

Overall: 3.8

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Beach Road - Toilets photo

Beach Road

Photo credit: John Rattey

Beach Road - Tube Wave photo

Beach Road

Photo credit: John Rattey

Beach Road - Tube Wave 1 photo

Beach Road

Photo credit: John Rattey

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 07:41 Local time
Tuesday 11
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 11 11 11 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SSW 15
WSW 20
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Beach Road in Western Cape is an exposed point break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Beach Road Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Van Riebeeckstrand South Africa wx, 4 km from Beach Road.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
21.1 °C

Current weather near Beach Road

Overall Beach Road Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Beach Road is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Beach Road is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 348 km (216 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Beach Road, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Beach Road sea temperature, Beach Road photographs, Beach Road detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Beach Road webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Beach Road 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 Beach Road.