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

Overall: 3.5

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Mpame Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Mpame Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.5 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 01:33 Local time
SatSunday 22
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Mpame in Wild Coast is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Rarely crowded here. Beware of sharks, sharks,urchin and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At CoffeeBay, 24 km from Mpame.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
12.8 °C

Current weather near Mpame

Overall Mpame Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mpame is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mpame is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • Third is Bisho Airport (VIY) in South Africa, 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 190 km (118 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Mpame and is 202 km (125 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mpame, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Mpame sea temperature, Mpame photographs, Mpame detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mpame webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Mpame 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 Mpame.