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Salad Bowls ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Salad Bowls Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Salad Bowls Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Sunday, 17 February 2019, 00:14 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
W 10
WNW 10
Wind State cross-

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Salad Bowls in Jeffreys Bay Coast is a sheltered point break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Albatross, 1 km from Salad Bowls.

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Salad Bowls Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CapeSTFrancis, 22 km from Salad Bowls.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
20.0 °C

Current weather near Salad Bowls

Overall Salad Bowls Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Salad Bowls is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Salad Bowls is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 236 km (147 miles) away.
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