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Scottburgh Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 4.0

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Scottburgh Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Scottburgh Point Spot ID

Scottburgh Point  photo

Scottburgh Point

Photo credit: Rhys Scott

Clean Barrels on a sunday morning, Scottburgh Point photo

Scottburgh Point

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.4 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 14:08 Local time
Monday 23
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 15 15 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 15
NE 15
NE 10
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Scottburgh Point in Hibiscous Coast is a fairly exposed point break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the south. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Umkomaas, 2 km from Scottburgh Point.

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Scottburgh Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At PenningtonSouth, 22 km from Scottburgh Point.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
21.3 °C

Current weather near Scottburgh Point

Overall Scottburgh Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Scottburgh Point is Durban International Airport (DUR) in South Africa, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Scottburgh Point is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR), also in South Africa, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Scottburgh Point and is 207 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Scottburgh Point, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Scottburgh Point sea temperature, Scottburgh Point photographs, Scottburgh Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Scottburgh Point webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Scottburgh Point 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 Scottburgh Point.