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

Overall: 3.3

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Groenvlei Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.3 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 19:37 Local time
Tuesday 18Wed
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 15
WSW 15
W 15
Wind State cross-

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Groenvlei in George is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gerickes Point, 2 km from Groenvlei.

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At Belvidere estate Knysna wx, 22 km from Groenvlei.


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Air temperature
22.7 °C

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Overall Groenvlei Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Groenvlei is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Groenvlei is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 71 km (44 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Groenvlei, Garden Route. Use the tab navigation above to view Groenvlei sea temperature, Groenvlei photographs, Groenvlei detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Groenvlei webcams, current wind from Garden Route live weather stations and Groenvlei 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 Groenvlei.