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Moonlight Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Moonlight Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.8 °C

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 02:00 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
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Moonlight Bay in Boland and Southern Cape is a reasonably exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Paranoia, 1 km from Moonlight Bay.

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Live Weather:

At Somerset West, 28 km from Moonlight Bay.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Moonlight Bay

Overall Moonlight Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Moonlight Bay is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Moonlight Bay is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 321 km (199 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Moonlight Bay, Overberg. Use the tab navigation above to view Moonlight Bay sea temperature, Moonlight Bay photographs, Moonlight Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Moonlight Bay webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Moonlight Bay 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 Moonlight Bay.