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

Overall: 3.0

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Mbotyi Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Mbotyi Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 22:15 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 5 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
N 15
NNE 10
Wind State cross-

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Mbotyi in Wild Coast is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the favoured conditions. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Sharks have been reported here.

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At PortSt.Johns (lh), 26 km from Mbotyi.


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Air temperature
19.3 °C

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Overall Mbotyi Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Mbotyi is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, which is 89 km (55 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Mbotyi is Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa, 101 km (63 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mbotyi, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Mbotyi sea temperature, Mbotyi photographs, Mbotyi detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mbotyi webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Mbotyi 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 Mbotyi.