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Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Garden Route, South Africa)

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Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach)

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 02:48 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 10
W 20
WSW 20
Wind State off off cross-

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Murphys(Buffalo Bay Beach) in Garden Route is an exposed beach break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips, sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Knysna, 7 km from Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach).

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Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Plettenberg Bay, 30 km from Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach).

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
16.1 °C

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Overall Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 90 km (56 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach), Garden Route. Use the tab navigation above to view Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) sea temperature, Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) photographs, Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) webcams, current wind from Garden Route live weather stations and Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach) 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 Murphys (Buffalo Bay Beach).