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Buffalo Bay Wildside ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Buffalo Bay Wildside Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Garden Route, South Africa)

Buffalo Bay Wildside Spot ID

Brenton on Sea, big swell, SE cross offshore., Buffalo Bay Wildside photo

Buffalo Bay Wildside

Photo credit: Tanny Morris

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.8 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 20:58 Local time
ThuFriday 18
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
W 20
W 20
Wind State cross-

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Buffalo Bay Wildside in Garden Route is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer left-handers. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include and rips.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Knysna, 8 km from Buffalo Bay Wildside.

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Buffalo Bay Wildside Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Belvidere estate Knysna wx, 4 km from Buffalo Bay Wildside.


Air temperature
25.4 °C

Current weather near Buffalo Bay Wildside

Overall Buffalo Bay Wildside Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Buffalo Bay Wildside Location Map

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Buffalo Bay Wildside is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Buffalo Bay Wildside is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 90 km (56 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Buffalo Bay Wildside, Garden Route. Use the tab navigation above to view Buffalo Bay Wildside sea temperature, Buffalo Bay Wildside photographs, Buffalo Bay Wildside detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Buffalo Bay Wildside webcams, current wind from Garden Route live weather stations and Buffalo Bay Wildside 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 Buffalo Bay Wildside.