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Morgans Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Morgans Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

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Morgans Bay

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.2 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 20:55 Local time
Monday 24Tue
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
NE 30
NE 20
NE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Morgans Bay in East London is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Easily blown out by onshore winds Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barbel Point, 3 km from Morgans Bay.

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Morgans Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East London Airport, 60 km from Morgans Bay.

moderate winds from the NNE

Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Morgans Bay

Overall Morgans Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Morgans Bay is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Morgans Bay is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Third is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 133 km (83 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa is 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Morgans Bay and is 280 km (174 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Morgans Bay, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Morgans Bay sea temperature, Morgans Bay photographs, Morgans Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Morgans Bay webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Morgans 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 Morgans Bay.