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Guns ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Guns Froth photo

Guns

Photo credit: Thomas Geier

Guns, Namibia. photo

Guns

Photo credit: Nam Surfa

Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 16:41 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.8
SSW
1.6
S
1.0
SW
1.1
SW
Period (s) 11 6 14 13
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 20
SSW 15
SSW 15
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Wind State cross-
on
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Guns in Swakopmund is an exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest.Surfers ride left hand point. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include sharks,seals and rocks.

Namibia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Walvis Bay, Namibia, 13 km from Guns.

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Guns Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Swakopmund, 17 km from Guns.

light winds from the SW

km/h
Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Guns

Overall Guns Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Ski Resorts closest to Guns:

  • Closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    792 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    973 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    986 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Oukaimeden (Morocco)
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  • Fifth closest ski area
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    4101 mi
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Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Guns is Ngiva (N'giva) Airport (NGV) in Angola, which is 655 km (407 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Guns is Alexander Bay Airport (ALJ) in South Africa, 669 km (416 miles) away.
Guns break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Guns, Swakopmund. Use the tab navigation above to view Guns sea temperature, Guns photographs, Guns detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Guns webcams, current wind from Swakopmund live weather stations and Guns tide predictions. The Namibia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Namibia 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 Namibia 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 Guns.