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Long Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.9
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.4

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Long Beach Spot ID

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Long Beach

Photo credit: Cuan Knox

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Long Beach

Photo credit: Cuan Knox

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C

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Friday, 20 October 2017, 14:44 Local time
Friday 20
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Wave (m) 3.0
SW
3.5
SW
3.0
SW
3.0
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 20
WNW 20
WNW 15
WNW
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
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Long Beach in Cape Peninsula is a sheltered beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer left-handers. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of sharks,crowds.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boneyards, 1 km from Long Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Long Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Erica Road Cape Town wx, 1 km from Long Beach.

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Overall Long Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Long Beach is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Long Beach is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 361 km (224 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Long Beach, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Long Beach sea temperature, Long Beach photographs, Long Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Long Beach webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Long 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 Long Beach.