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Pringle Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Pringle Bay Beach photo

Pringle Bay

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Pringle Bay

Photo credit: Steffan Sonntag

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Pringle Bay

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Pringle Bay

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.0 °C

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Friday, 22 March 2019, 10:06 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 35
SE 35
SE 30
Wind State off off off off

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Pringle Bay in Boland and Southern Cape is a sheltered beach and point break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds are from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Paranoia, 5 km from Pringle Bay.

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Pringle Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Strand, 22 km from Pringle Bay.

moderate winds from the E

Air temperature
19.7 °C

Current weather near Pringle Bay

Overall Pringle Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Pringle Bay is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Pringle Bay is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 320 km (199 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pringle Bay, Overberg. Use the tab navigation above to view Pringle Bay sea temperature, Pringle Bay photographs, Pringle Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pringle Bay webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Pringle 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 Pringle Bay.