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

Overall: 3.7

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Haardebaai Spot ID

Haardebaai on a bad day photo


Photo credit: STEPHAN

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 03:50 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 11 11 10 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 15
NW 15
W 20
Wind State off off cross-

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Haardebaai in Boland and Southern Cape is a sheltered reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. There is a right hand reef break. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bettys Bay, 7 km from Haardebaai.

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Haardebaai Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Point (lgt-h), 31 km from Haardebaai.

light winds from the W

no report
Air temperature
17.7 °C

Current weather near Haardebaai

Overall Haardebaai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Haardebaai is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Haardebaai is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 321 km (199 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Haardebaai, Overberg. Use the tab navigation above to view Haardebaai sea temperature, Haardebaai photographs, Haardebaai detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Haardebaai webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Haardebaai 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 Haardebaai.