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Hole-in-the-Wall ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Hole-in-the-Wall Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Hole-in-the-Wall Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.9 °C

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Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 04:30 Local time
Wednesday 21
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 14 14 14 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 20
ENE 30
Wind State off cross-
cross cross

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Hole-in-the-Wall in Wild Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Hole-in-the-Wall Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CoffeeBay, 11 km from Hole-in-the-Wall.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
14.0 °C

Current weather near Hole-in-the-Wall

Overall Hole-in-the-Wall Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Also see Hole-in-the-Wall surf quality by season and Hole-in-the-Wall surf quality by month.

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Hole-in-the-Wall Location Maps

Hole-in-the-Wall Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Hole-in-the-Wall is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hole-in-the-Wall is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 162 km (101 miles) away.
  • Third is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • Bisho Airport (VIY) in South Africa is 195 km (121 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Hole-in-the-Wall and is 210 km (130 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hole-in-the-Wall, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Hole-in-the-Wall sea temperature, Hole-in-the-Wall photographs, Hole-in-the-Wall detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hole-in-the-Wall webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Hole-in-the-Wall 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 Hole-in-the-Wall.