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

Overall: 3.7

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MiddleRock Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

MiddleRock Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.6 °C

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 07:47 Local time
Tuesday 21
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
SW 15
S 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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MiddleRock in East London is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A choice of left and right reefs. Sometimes crowded. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cintsa East, 7 km from MiddleRock.

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Live Weather:

At East London Airport, 30 km from MiddleRock.

moderate winds from the WSW

Mist dry and cloudy
Air temperature
13 °C

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Overall MiddleRock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to MiddleRock is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to MiddleRock is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa, 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa is 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to MiddleRock and is 261 km (162 miles) away.
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