Kidds Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Kidds Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

early perfection, Kidds Beach photo

Photo credit: Johann Rademeyer

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Photo credit: Johann Rademeyer

Kidds Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.1 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 04:19 Local time

Sun Monday 30
11PM 2AM 5AM 8AM
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 9 9 9 15
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Kidds Beach in Eastern Cape - Wild Coast is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Able to handle light onshore wind Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rips and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Igoda, 8 km from Kidds Beach.

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Kidds Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East London/Buffalo City, 17 km from Kidds Beach.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near Kidds Beach

Overall Kidds Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Kidds Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Kidds Beach:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Igoda 5 mi
Second closest break Corner 14 mi
Third closest break Eastern Beach 14 mi
Fourth closest break Bonza Bay 17 mi
Fifth closest break Hamburg (Port Alfred) 17 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Kidds Beach:

Closest wave buoy Brazil Buoy 4446 mi
Second closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 5381 mi
Third closest wave buoy Nice Buoy 5415 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 5781 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Middle Atlantic Buoy 5912 mi

Tide stations nearest to Kidds Beach:

Closest tide station East London 14 mi
Second closest tide station Port Alfred 57 mi
Third closest tide station Port Elizabeth 132 mi
Fourth closest tide station Port Saint Johns 150 mi
Fifth closest tide station Margate 222 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Kidds Beach:

Closest ski area Tiffindell (South Africa) 172 mi
Second closest ski area Afri-Ski (Lesotho) 305 mi
Third closest ski area Matroosberg (South Africa) 465 mi
Fourth closest ski area Mount Hermon (Israel) 4624 mi
Fifth closest ski area Zaarour (Lebanon) 4666 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Kidds Beach:

Closest city location East London (South Africa) 15 mi
Second closest city location Bisho (South Africa) 30 mi
Third closest city location Butterworth (South Africa) 62 mi
Fourth closest city location Fort Beaufort (South Africa) 67 mi
Fifth closest city location Queenstown (South Africa) 97 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Kidds Beach is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kidds Beach is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa, 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa is 199 km (124 miles) away.
  • Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Kidds Beach and is 215 km (134 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kidds Beach, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Kidds Beach sea temperature, Kidds Beach photographs, Kidds Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kidds Beach webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Kidds Beach 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 Kidds Beach.


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