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Gerickes Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Gerickes Point Spot ID

GERICKE'S POINT AT SUNSET, Gerickes Point photo

Gerickes Point

Photo credit: Andre

Gericke's Point and Swartvlei Beach, Gerickes Point photo

Gerickes Point

Photo credit: Andre

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Thursday, 21 February 2019, 06:13 Local time
Thursday 21
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 0
WNW 10
SSE 15
Wind State glass glass cross cross-

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Gerickes Point in Garden Route is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the east. Able to handle light onshore wind Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south.There is a left hand point break here. Rarely crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Air temperature
16.3 °C

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Overall Gerickes Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Gerickes Point is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Gerickes Point is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 72 km (45 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gerickes Point, Garden Route. Use the tab navigation above to view Gerickes Point sea temperature, Gerickes Point photographs, Gerickes Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gerickes Point webcams, current wind from Garden Route live weather stations and Gerickes Point 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 Gerickes Point.