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(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Doughnuts Backreef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Friday, 25 May 2018, 20:43 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.3
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Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 5
E 5
W 10
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Doughnuts Backreef in Eastern Cape (South) is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. No reef break here. Best around high tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Doughnuts Backreef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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

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Overall Doughnuts Backreef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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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.