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Mapuzi ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Mapuzi Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Mapuzi Spot ID

Mapuzi Point photo


Photo credit: Herb Lotz

Type: reef/Rivermouth

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 06:00 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
N 10
NNE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Mapuzi in Wild Coast is an exposed reef/Rivermouth break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the east southeast. A reef breaks right. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include sharks, sharks and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For CoffeeBayBeach, 2 km from Mapuzi.

IS AT (local time)

Mapuzi Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CoffeeBay, 5 km from Mapuzi.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
9.9 °C

Current weather near Mapuzi

Overall Mapuzi Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mapuzi is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mapuzi is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 175 km (109 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mapuzi, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Mapuzi sea temperature, Mapuzi photographs, Mapuzi detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mapuzi webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Mapuzi 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 Mapuzi.