uk es it fr pt nl
Blythedale ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Blythedale Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, South Africa)

Blythedale Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.2 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 13:43 Local time
Sunday 19
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 12 12 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NE 20
NE 15
Wind State cross cross-

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Blythedale in Kwazulu-Natal is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include Shark protected,.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Blythedale (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Blythedale Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Palm Lake Estates Dolphin Coast wx, 9 km from Blythedale.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
23.9 °C

Current weather near Blythedale

Overall Blythedale Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

This chart shows the variation of swells directed at Blythedale through a typical Augus... (show all text)

This image illustrates how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different di... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Blythedale surf consistency graph.

Also see Blythedale surf quality by season and Blythedale surf quality by month.

Compare Blythedale with another surf break.

Blythedale Location Maps

Blythedale Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to BlythedaleShoreline around BlythedaleRoads and rivers around Blythedale

Use this relief map to navigate to KZN North surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Blythedale

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Blythedale:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Blythedale:

Tide stations nearest to Blythedale:

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Blythedale:

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Blythedale:


  • The closest passenger airport to Blythedale is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Blythedale is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB) in South Africa is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi (Ulundi) Airport (ULD), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Blythedale and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
Blythedale break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Blythedale, KZN North. Use the tab navigation above to view Blythedale sea temperature, Blythedale photographs, Blythedale detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Blythedale webcams, current wind from KZN North live weather stations and Blythedale 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 Blythedale.