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

Overall: 3.2

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Mpande Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Mpande Bay Spot ID

Mpande Bay  photo

Mpande Bay

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.9 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 19:52 Local time
Monday 23Tue
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
NW 10
Wind State on glass cross-

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Mpande Bay in Wild Coast is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks are all lefts. Rarely crowded here. Take care of sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ebalow, 9 km from Mpande Bay.

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Mpande Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At PortSt.Johns (lh), 23 km from Mpande Bay.


Air temperature
17.5 °C

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Overall Mpande Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Mpande Bay is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Mpande Bay is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 137 km (85 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mpande Bay, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Mpande Bay sea temperature, Mpande Bay photographs, Mpande Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mpande Bay webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Mpande 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 Mpande Bay.