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Eastern Beach 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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Eastern Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Eastern Beach Spot ID

Eastern Beach Barrels - Grant Sinclair photo

Eastern Beach

Photo credit: Grant Sinclair

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 06:55 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 7 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
N 10
NNE 10
Wind State cross cross cross on

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Eastern Beach in East London is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the west. Able to handle light onshore wind Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At East London, South Africa (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Eastern Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East London-schoema, 8 km from Eastern Beach.

light winds from the NNW

no report
Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near Eastern Beach

Overall Eastern Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Eastern Beach Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Eastern Beach is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Eastern Beach is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa, 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa is 180 km (112 miles) away.
  • Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Eastern Beach and is 238 km (148 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Eastern Beach, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Eastern Beach sea temperature, Eastern Beach photographs, Eastern Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Eastern Beach webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Eastern Beach 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 Eastern Beach.