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Ebalow ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ebalow Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Ebalow Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 16:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
NE 20
NNE 15
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Ebalow in Wild Coast is an exposed point break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast.The break here is a left hand point. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Mthatha Airport, 70 km from Ebalow.

moderate winds from the ESE

Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Ebalow

Overall Ebalow Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ebalow is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 68 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ebalow is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 146 km (91 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 194 km (120 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ebalow, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Ebalow sea temperature, Ebalow photographs, Ebalow detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ebalow webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Ebalow 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 Ebalow.