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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: 26.0 °C

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Sunday, 21 July 2019, 05:06 Local time
Sunday 21
Wave (m) 5.0
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 15
WSW 10
SW 15
Wind State off off off cross-

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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 PenningtonSouth, 18 km from Kelso (Happy Wanderers).

light winds from the W

Air temperature
10.7 °C

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

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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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