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Herolds Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.4

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Herolds Bay Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 04:48 Local time
Wednesday 21
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 14 15 16 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 5
NE 10
ESE 10
Wind State cross-

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Herolds Bay in Garden Route is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At George Airport, 6 km from Herolds Bay.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
7 °C

Current weather near Herolds Bay

Overall Herolds Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Herolds Bay is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Herolds Bay is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 52 km (32 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Herolds Bay, Garden Route. Use the tab navigation above to view Herolds Bay sea temperature, Herolds Bay photographs, Herolds Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Herolds Bay webcams, current wind from Garden Route live weather stations and Herolds Bay 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 Herolds Bay.