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Mdumbe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 4.1

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Mdumbe Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Mdumbe Spot ID

Mdumbi Point, Mdumbe photo


Photo credit: johann

Type: point/Rivermouth

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.7 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 03:22 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 16 16 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNE 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Mdumbe in Wild Coast is an exposed point/Rivermouth break that has dependable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Rarely crowded here. Beware of sharks, sharks, sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For CoffeeBayBeach, 5 km from Mdumbe.

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Mdumbe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CoffeeBay, 8 km from Mdumbe.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
10.9 °C

Current weather near Mdumbe

Overall Mdumbe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mdumbe is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mdumbe is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 161 km (100 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 179 km (111 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mdumbe, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Mdumbe sea temperature, Mdumbe photographs, Mdumbe detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mdumbe webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Mdumbe 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 Mdumbe.