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

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Mtati Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)


Mtati Spot ID:

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.4 °C

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Thursday, 2 April 2015, 02:09 Local time

Wed Thursday 02
11PM 2AM 5AM 8AM
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 4 4 13
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 25
WSW 15
W 10
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Mtati in Eastern Cape (South) is an exposed river break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. The river break provides left and right handers. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rips and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kleinemonde, 8 km from Mtati.

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Mtati Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ASCAT27E34S, 50 km from Mtati.

strong winds from the WSW

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Current weather near Mtati

Overall Mtati Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Mtati Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Mtati:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Kleinemonde 5 mi
Second closest break Riet River 10 mi
Third closest break East Pier (Port Alfred) 12 mi
Fourth closest break West Pier (Port Alfred) 13 mi
Fifth closest break Kellys Beach 22 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Mtati:

Closest wave buoy Brazil Buoy 4402 mi
Second closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 5395 mi
Third closest wave buoy Nice Buoy 5431 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 5791 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Middle Atlantic Buoy 5887 mi

Tide stations nearest to Mtati:

Closest tide station Port Alfred 12 mi
Second closest tide station East London 59 mi
Third closest tide station Port Elizabeth 89 mi
Fourth closest tide station Port Saint Johns 195 mi
Fifth closest tide station Knysna 234 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Mtati:

Closest ski area Tiffindell (South Africa) 203 mi
Second closest ski area Afri-Ski (Lesotho) 339 mi
Third closest ski area Matroosberg (South Africa) 428 mi
Fourth closest ski area Cerro Castor (Argentina) 4636 mi
Fifth closest ski area Mount Hermon (Israel) 4655 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Mtati:

Closest city location Bisho (South Africa) 45 mi
Second closest city location Fort Beaufort (South Africa) 57 mi
Third closest city location East London (South Africa) 60 mi
Fourth closest city location Port Elizabeth (South Africa) 91 mi
Fifth closest city location Uitenhage (South Africa) 98 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Mtati is Bisho Airport (VIY) in South Africa, 72 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mtati is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa is 179 km (111 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Mtati and is 266 km (165 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mtati, Eastern Cape (S). Use the tab navigation above to view Mtati sea temperature, Mtati photographs, Mtati detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mtati webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Mtati 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 Mtati.


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