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Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) (light winds from the WSW at East London/Buffalo City 33 km from Gonubie Reef (The Lefts)). 1.7m 14 s period swell from SW
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33 km away, 3 h 6 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
WSW
15.6
19.6
Air / Water (°C)
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Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) Surf Forecast / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Monday 20 Aug 2018 SAST

Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) sea temperature is 19.6 °C (Statistics for 20 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 21.1 min: 18.2 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.2
SW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
1.3
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1.4
SW
1.6
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2
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1.8
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1.7
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1.3
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1.1
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5
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3.5
SW
Period(s) (?)1313131211111313151515151414141511131214141414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)501105897762548554353857610881739148712976634634636572073787751161509658887664399
Wind
(km/h)
20
WSW
15
S
10
SE
10
ENE
5
SSE
20
SSW
10
W
5
SSW
10
SSE
5
N
20
NE
25
ENE
10
N
15
NNW
25
ENE
20
W
35
WSW
30
WSW
15
W
5
W
15
WSW
25
WSW
35
WSW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
on
oncrossglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
onglasscrosscrosscross-
off
offcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
12:12AM
1.08
1:07PM
1.06

1:22AM
1.17
1:58PM
1.18

2:06AM
1.27

2:33PM
1.29
2:40AM
1.37

3:03PM
1.40
3:10AM
1.46

3:31PM
1.49
3:38AM
1.52

3:59PM
1.57
4:06AM
1.56

4:26PM
1.61


Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:50AM
0.59
7:09PM
0.59

7:45AM
0.48
7:59PM
0.49

8:22AM
0.36

8:35PM
0.38
8:53AM
0.26

9:06PM
0.29
9:21AM
0.17

9:35PM
0.21
9:48AM
0.10

10:03PM
0.15
10:14AM
0.06

10:31PM
0.12

Note: the tide data above is for Cintsa East which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Gonubie Reef (The Lefts).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1716151618191718191719201828321913151417201714
Low °C
1516151516181415181517191618261713141111191514
Chill °C (?)
1715141618191718191719201828321810131217201612
Sunrise
-6:37--6:37--6:35--6:33--6:33--6:31--6:31--6:28
Sunset
--5:43--5:44--5:44--5:45--5:45--5:45--5:46--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Wed afternoon, min 14°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 32°C on Sat afternoon, min 11°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the WSW by Sun morning).

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Information about the Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Gonubie Reef (The Lefts)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Eastern Cape - Wild Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Gonubie Reef (The Lefts), camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Eastern Cape - Wild Coast, consider staying in East London which is 26 km (16 miles) away. Other places in and around Eastern Cape - Wild Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Butterworth which is 58 km (36 miles) away, Stutterheim and Bisho.