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

Overall: 3.5

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Sea Vista Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Sea Vista Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 12:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 10
Wind State cross-
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Sea Vista in St Francis Bay is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A left hand reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Doughnuts Backreef, 8 km from Sea Vista.

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Sea Vista Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Elizabeth, 7 km from Sea Vista.

light winds from the SW

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13.4 °C

Current weather near Sea Vista

Overall Sea Vista Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Sea Vista is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Sea Vista is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 203 km (126 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sea Vista, Eastern Cape (S). Use the tab navigation above to view Sea Vista sea temperature, Sea Vista photographs, Sea Vista detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sea Vista webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Sea Vista 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 Sea Vista.