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Claptons Coils ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Claptons Coils Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Claptons Coils Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 19:52 Local time
Saturday 21Sun
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 15
NE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Claptons Coils in Jeffreys Bay Coast is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the east.Surfers ride left hand point. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Albatross, 10 km from Claptons Coils.

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Claptons Coils Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wavecrest Jeffreys Bay wx, 8 km from Claptons Coils.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
16.0 °C

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Overall Claptons Coils Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Claptons Coils is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Claptons Coils is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 232 km (144 miles) away.
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