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Noordhoek ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Noordhoek Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.1 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 19:22 Local time
Friday 21Sat
Wave (m) 5.0
Period (s) 14 14 15 16
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 30
WSW 30
WSW 25
Wind State cross-

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Noordhoek in Port Elizabeth is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent surf Offshore winds are from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offers right-handers as well as a right hand reef break.. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 9 km from Noordhoek.

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Noordhoek Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Humewood Port Elizaberth wx, 7 km from Noordhoek.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
18.3 °C

Current weather near Noordhoek

Overall Noordhoek Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Noordhoek is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Noordhoek is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 192 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Noordhoek, Eastern Cape (S). Use the tab navigation above to view Noordhoek sea temperature, Noordhoek photographs, Noordhoek detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Noordhoek webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Noordhoek 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 Noordhoek.