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Southbroom ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Southbroom Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Southbroom Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.4 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 03:22 Local time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 15 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
NW 5
Wind State cross-
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Southbroom in Hibiscous Coast is a reasonably exposed point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. It's often crowded here. Watch out for sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Margate, 9 km from Southbroom.

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Southbroom Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Paddock, 20 km from Southbroom.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
12.1 °C

Current weather near Southbroom

Overall Southbroom Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Southbroom is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Southbroom is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa is 147 km (91 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Southbroom and is 171 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Southbroom, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Southbroom sea temperature, Southbroom photographs, Southbroom detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Southbroom webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Southbroom 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 Southbroom.