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Hamburg (Port Alfred) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Hamburg (Port Alfred) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Hamburg (Port Alfred) Spot ID

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Type: beach


Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 09:15 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
E 20
E 15
Wind State cross-
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Hamburg in Port Alfred is an exposed beach break.. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Able to handle light onshore wind Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Beware of rips and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At East London/Buffalo City, 43 km from Hamburg (Port Alfred).

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
17.8 °C

Current weather near Hamburg (Port Alfred)

Overall Hamburg (Port Alfred) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Hamburg (Port Alfred) is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hamburg (Port Alfred) is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa, 162 km (101 miles) away.
  • Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa is 189 km (117 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Hamburg (Port Alfred) and is 224 km (139 miles) away.
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