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Rivermouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Rivermouth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Rivermouth Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 23:11 Local time
ThuFriday 20
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 17 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
N 10
N 10
Wind State cross-

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Rivermouth in East London is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cintsa East, 4 km from Rivermouth.

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Rivermouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East London/Buffalo City, 32 km from Rivermouth.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
17.4 °C

Current weather near Rivermouth

Overall Rivermouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Rivermouth is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rivermouth is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa is 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Rivermouth and is 263 km (163 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rivermouth, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Rivermouth sea temperature, Rivermouth photographs, Rivermouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rivermouth webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Rivermouth 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 Rivermouth.