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Kelso (Happy Wanderers) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.4

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Kelso (Happy Wanderers) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa)

Kelso (Happy Wanderers) Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 09:40 Local time
Tuesday 13
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 30
NE 35
NE 40
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Kelso(Happy Wanderers) in Hibiscous Coast is a quite exposed point break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the south. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Umkomaas, 6 km from Kelso (Happy Wanderers).

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Kelso (Happy Wanderers) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Scottburgh Airfield Umdoni NU wx, 8 km from Kelso (Happy Wanderers).

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
23.3 °C

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Overall Kelso (Happy Wanderers) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Kelso (Happy Wanderers) is Durban International Airport (DUR) in South Africa, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kelso (Happy Wanderers) is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR), also in South Africa, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Kelso (Happy Wanderers) and is 210 km (130 miles) away.
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