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St Lucia ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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St Lucia Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, South Africa)

St Lucia Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Saturday, 21 October 2017, 12:35 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
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Period (s) 10 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
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SE 15
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St Lucia in Kwazulu-Natal is an exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mapelane, 3 km from St Lucia.

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St Lucia Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ASCAT32E29S, 138 km from St Lucia.

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Overall St Lucia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to St Lucia is Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB) in South Africa, which is 53 km (33 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to St Lucia is Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi (Ulundi) Airport (ULD), also in South Africa, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vryheid Airport (VYD), also in South Africa, 173 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for St Lucia, KZN North. Use the tab navigation above to view St Lucia sea temperature, St Lucia photographs, St Lucia detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, St Lucia webcams, current wind from KZN North live weather stations and St Lucia 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 St Lucia.