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

Overall: 2.8

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Mntafufu Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Mntafufu Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Saturday, 18 August 2018, 06:11 Local time
Saturday 18
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
ESE 20
Wind State off off glass on

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Mntafufu in Wild Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that does not work very often. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offers right-handers and there is right hand reef break too.. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Saint Johns, 7 km from Mntafufu.

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At PortSt.Johns (lh), 7 km from Mntafufu.


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  • The nearest passenger airport to Mntafufu is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 89 km (55 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Mntafufu is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 108 km (67 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mntafufu, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Mntafufu sea temperature, Mntafufu photographs, Mntafufu detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mntafufu webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Mntafufu 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 Mntafufu.