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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 Continuing clean conditions at Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) (light winds from the NNE at East London/Buffalo City 33 km from Gonubie Reef (The Lefts)). 0.8m 11 s period swell from SE with 2.3m 8 s period wind swell from ENE
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33 km away, 48 min ago

Light
9 km/h
NNE
15.9
18.7
Air / Water (°C)
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Gonubie Reef (The Lefts) Surf Forecast / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Wednesday 24 Oct 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 18.7 °C (Statistics for 24 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 20.4 max: 21.4 min: 19.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
SE
0.6
ESE
0.6
E
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.2
ESE
0.2
S
0.3
E
0.5
ENE
0.4
S
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.3
SW
0.8
WSW
1.9
SW
1.7
SSW
1.6
S
2.1
SSW
1.7
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Period(s) (?)1010712121066681212121116141413899910
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)10461362221936202350352112242029202423465386690603
Wind
(km/h)
10
SSE
5
SSW
5
WNW
10
SE
10
E
5
N
10
SSE
10
ESE
5
ENE
20
E
25
ENE
20
NE
30
ENE
35
ENE
25
NE
25
ENE
25
ENE
40
SW
30
SW
25
SW
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
crosscross-
off
oncross-
on
glassononglasscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrossononon
High Tide
/ height (m)

3:31PM
1.72
3:48AM
1.61

4:01PM
1.75
4:19AM
1.62

4:32PM
1.73
4:52AM
1.59

5:06PM
1.67

5:27AM
1.52
5:42PM
1.57

6:06AM
1.42
6:24PM
1.42

6:55AM
1.29
7:17PM
1.26



Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:20AM
0.05

9:44PM
-0.00
9:50AM
0.02

10:14PM
-0.02
10:21AM
0.02

10:46PM
0.00
10:54AM
0.07

11:20PM
0.07
11:30AM
0.15

11:58PM
0.17
12:11PM
0.28

12:42AM
0.30
1:02PM
0.43




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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clear
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
3329232626232626202423202525202627232020171516
Low °C
2726212425212323182122182123192326212019151516
Chill °C (?)
3329232626232626202423202525202627232020161416
Sunrise
5:16--5:15--5:13--5:13--5:11--5:11--5:09--5:09-
Sunset
-6:27--6:28--6:28--6:29--6:30--6:30--6:31--6:32
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 33°C on Wed morning, min 18°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Mon afternoon, min 15°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Mon night, light winds from the SE by Wed afternoon).

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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.