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Doring Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Doring Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 15:55 Local time
Saturday 21Sun
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
N 20
NE 30
NE 35
Wind State cross-

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Doring Bay in Western Cape is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Donkin Bay, 2 km from Doring Bay.

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Doring Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lamberts Bay, 27 km from Doring Bay.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
29.6 °C

Current weather near Doring Bay

Overall Doring Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Doring Bay:

  • Closest city location
    86 mi
  • Second closest city location
    119 mi
  • Third closest city location
    123 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    126 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    145 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Doring Bay is Springbok Airport (SBU) in South Africa, which is 236 km (147 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Doring Bay is Cape Town International Airport (CPT), also in South Africa, 244 km (152 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Doring Bay, West Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Doring Bay sea temperature, Doring Bay photographs, Doring Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Doring Bay webcams, current wind from West Coast live weather stations and Doring Bay 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 Doring Bay.