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Pulpit ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Pulpit Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa)

Pulpit Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.3 °C

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Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 01:49 Local time
MonTuesday 26
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 9 9 6 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 25
SSW 20
SSW 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Pulpit in Hibiscous Coast is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast.. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rips, locals, sharks, shark protected,.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Amanzimtoti, 4 km from Pulpit.

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Live Weather:

At Durban International Airport, 15 km from Pulpit.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
20.0 °C

Current weather near Pulpit

Overall Pulpit Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The closest passenger airport to Pulpit is Durban International Airport (DUR) in South Africa, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pulpit is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR), also in South Africa, 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Pulpit and is 190 km (118 miles) away.
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