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Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 01:31 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.5
E
1.6
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1.6
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1.4
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Period (s) 7 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 20
NE 15
NE
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Loch Ness (Noordhoek) in Eastern Cape (South) is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. No reef break here. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Take care of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 8 km from Loch Ness (Noordhoek).

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Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Elizabeth, 7 km from Loch Ness (Noordhoek).

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Air temperature
15.8 °C

Current weather near Loch Ness (Noordhoek)

Overall Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Also see Loch Ness (Noordhoek) surf quality by season and Loch Ness (Noordhoek) surf quality by month.

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Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Location Maps

Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Location Map

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Loch Ness (Noordhoek), Eastern Cape (S). Use the tab navigation above to view Loch Ness (Noordhoek) sea temperature, Loch Ness (Noordhoek) photographs, Loch Ness (Noordhoek) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Loch Ness (Noordhoek) webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Loch Ness (Noordhoek) 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 Loch Ness (Noordhoek).


FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.