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Kei Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Kei Mouth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Kei Mouth Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.2 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 21:40 Local time
ThuFriday 20
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 15
N 10
N 15
Wind State cross-

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Kei Mouth in East London is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks, sharks,kelp.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barbel Point, 3 km from Kei Mouth.

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Kei Mouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East London/Buffalo City, 65 km from Kei Mouth.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
17.4 °C

Current weather near Kei Mouth

Overall Kei Mouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Kei Mouth is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kei Mouth is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Third is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa is 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Kei Mouth and is 274 km (170 miles) away.
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