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Port St Johns ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Port St Johns Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Port St Johns Spot ID

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Port St Johns

Photo credit: Kathryn Costello

Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.5 °C

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Friday, 17 August 2018, 17:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 14 13 14 13
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 25
SW 20
WSW 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Port St Johns in Wild Coast is an exposed river break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The river break provides left and right handers. It's sometimes crowded here. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Overall Port St Johns Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Port St Johns is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 83 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Port St Johns is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 114 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Port St Johns, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Port St Johns sea temperature, Port St Johns photographs, Port St Johns detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Port St Johns webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Port St Johns 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 Port St Johns.