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

Overall: 2.8

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Rame Head Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Rame Head Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 00:29 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
4.5
SSW
3.0
SSW
Period (s) 11 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 20
WSW 15
W 5
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Rame Head in Wild Coast is an exposed point break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from southwest winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ebalow, 5 km from Rame Head.

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Rame Head Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mthatha Airport, 72 km from Rame Head.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
10 °C

Current weather near Rame Head

Overall Rame Head Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Rame Head is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 70 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rame Head is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 141 km (88 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is East London Airport (ELS), also in South Africa, 199 km (124 miles) away.
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