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

Overall: 3.5

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Brighton Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Brighton Beach Spot ID

Ansteys beach, Brighton Beach photo

Brighton Beach

Photo credit: Solly Crowie

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 13:39 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 16 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 20
ENE 20
NE 15
Wind State cross cross-

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Brighton Beach in Durban is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rocks, and rips.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Durban, South Africa, 1 km from Brighton Beach.

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Brighton Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1720, 7 km from Brighton Beach.


Air temperature
22.2 °C

Current weather near Brighton Beach

Overall Brighton Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Brighton Beach Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Brighton Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Brighton Beach is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Brighton Beach is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 15 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Brighton Beach and is 161 km (100 miles) away.
Brighton Beach break location map and break info

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