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(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 18:20 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
SW 5
NW 5
Wind State cross-
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Doughnuts Backreef in Eastern Cape (South) is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the north and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. No reef break here. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Broadwood Lovemore Heights Port Elizabeth wx, 7 km from Doughnuts Backreef.

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Air temperature
15.2 °C

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Overall Doughnuts Backreef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Doughnuts Backreef, Eastern Cape (S). Use the tab navigation above to view Doughnuts Backreef sea temperature, Doughnuts Backreef photographs, Doughnuts Backreef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Doughnuts Backreef webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Doughnuts Backreef 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 Doughnuts Backreef.