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Brak River ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Brak River Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 17:31 Local time
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Wave (m) 5.0
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 5
Wind State cross-
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Brak River in Garden Route is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the west. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mosselbaai, South Africa, 9 km from Brak River.

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Brak River Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mosselbay Da Nova wx, 9 km from Brak River.


Air temperature
17.1 °C

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Overall Brak River Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Brak River is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Brak River is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 55 km (34 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Brak River, Garden Route. Use the tab navigation above to view Brak River sea temperature, Brak River photographs, Brak River detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Brak River webcams, current wind from Garden Route live weather stations and Brak River 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 Brak River.