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Lucien ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Lucien Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Lucien Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.9 °C

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Sunday, 23 September 2018, 09:58 Local time
Sunday 23
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 15
SE 10
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Lucien in Hibiscous Coast is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from northeast winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Miami Street Hibberdene wx, 11 km from Lucien.


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Air temperature
23.8 °C

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Overall Lucien Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Lucien is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lucien is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Lucien and is 203 km (126 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Lucien, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Lucien sea temperature, Lucien photographs, Lucien detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lucien webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Lucien 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 Lucien.