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East Pier (Port Alfred) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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East Pier (Port Alfred) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

East Pier (Port Alfred) Spot ID

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East Pier (Port Alfred)

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Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C

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Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 09:40 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
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Period (s) 15 14 15 14
Wind (km/h) 20
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East Pier in Port Alfred is an exposed beach/Pier break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Able to handle light onshore wind Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks are all rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Alfred, 1 km from East Pier (Port Alfred).

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East Pier (Port Alfred) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Grahamstown, 44 km from East Pier (Port Alfred).

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Overall East Pier (Port Alfred) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to East Pier (Port Alfred) is Bisho Airport (VIY) in South Africa, 86 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to East Pier (Port Alfred) is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Third is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa is 187 km (116 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to East Pier (Port Alfred) and is 283 km (176 miles) away.
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