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

Overall: 3.2

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Snake Park Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Snake Park Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.4 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 12:55 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 35
SSW 35
SSW 30
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Snake Park in Durban is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for sharks and jellyfish.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Durban, South Africa, 4 km from Snake Park.

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Snake Park Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Essenwood Berea wx, 4 km from Snake Park.


Air temperature
22.1 °C

Current weather near Snake Park

Overall Snake Park Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Snake Park is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Snake Park is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 17 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Snake Park and is 159 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Snake Park, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Snake Park sea temperature, Snake Park photographs, Snake Park detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Snake Park webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Snake Park 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 Snake Park.