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Flat Rocks (Port Elizabeth) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Flat Rocks (Port Elizabeth) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Flat Rocks (Port Elizabeth) Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °C

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Monday, 22 April 2019, 12:57 Local time
Monday 22
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 9 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 25
E 30
E 35
E 35
Wind State cross-

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Flat Rocks (Port Elizabeth) in Eastern Cape (South) is a reasonably exposed reef break that is often working. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west southwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. There is no reef break. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks in the line up.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 6 km from Flat Rocks (Port Elizabeth).

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Flat Rocks (Port Elizabeth) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Elizabeth, 8 km from Flat Rocks (Port Elizabeth).

light winds from the SSE

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Air temperature
18.1 °C

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Overall Flat Rocks (Port Elizabeth) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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