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

Overall: 3.2

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Mbomvu Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Mbomvu Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.0 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 07:18 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
NW 10
NNE 20
Wind State cross-
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Mbomvu in Wild Coast is an exposed river break The best wind direction is from the west. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The river breaks peel to the right. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hole-in-the-Wall, 5 km from Mbomvu.

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Mbomvu Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CoffeeBay, 7 km from Mbomvu.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
12.0 °C

Current weather near Mbomvu

Overall Mbomvu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mbomvu is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mbomvu is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Third is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Bisho Airport (VIY) in South Africa is 200 km (124 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Mbomvu and is 213 km (132 miles) away.
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