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Type: breakwater

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Monday, 11 December 2017, 21:05 Local time
MonTuesday 12
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 11 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 10
ESE 10
Wind State off off off off

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Hawston in Overberg is an exposed breakwater break that has very consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the east southeast with some shelter here from southeast winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The breakwater breaks offer left-handers. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Meerensee Beach, 4 km from Hawston.

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Hawston Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vermont Hermanus wx, 3 km from Hawston.

light winds from the SW

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
18.1 °C

Current weather near Hawston

Overall Hawston Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hawston, Overberg. Use the tab navigation above to view Hawston sea temperature, Hawston photographs, Hawston detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hawston webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Hawston 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 Hawston.