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Holbaai ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Holbaai Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Sunday, 22 October 2017, 14:09 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
SW
3.0
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
S 30
S 30
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Holbaai in Western Cape is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Beach Road, 1 km from Holbaai.

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Holbaai Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Duynefontein, 5 km from Holbaai.

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Air temperature
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Overall Holbaai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Holbaai is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Holbaai is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 347 km (216 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Holbaai, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Holbaai sea temperature, Holbaai photographs, Holbaai detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Holbaai webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Holbaai 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 Holbaai.