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Kanon ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Kanon Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C

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Friday, 22 March 2019, 09:49 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE 10
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Kanon in Boland and Southern Cape is a sheltered reef break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include sharks, sharks and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gourits Mouth, 7 km from Kanon.

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Kanon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mossel Bay Lighthouse, 25 km from Kanon.


Air temperature
17.8 °C

Current weather near Kanon

Overall Kanon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Kanon is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 53 km (33 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Kanon is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 79 km (49 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kanon, Overberg. Use the tab navigation above to view Kanon sea temperature, Kanon photographs, Kanon detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kanon webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Kanon 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 Kanon.