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St Mikes ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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St Mikes Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

St Mikes Spot ID

Sun rise St Mike's, St Mikes photo

St Mikes

Photo credit: Ulrich Bosman

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St Mikes

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Sunrise Splendour, St Mikes photo

St Mikes

Photo credit: Ulrich Bosman

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.6 °C

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Thursday, 5 May 2016, 16:21 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.9
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1.8
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1.7
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1.6
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Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
NNE 10
NNE 15
NNE
Wind State cross-
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St Mikes in Hibiscous Coast is a fairly exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right breaking reef. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of sharks, shark protected,.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lucien, 4 km from St Mikes.

IS AT (local time)

St Mikes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Edward, 70 km from St Mikes.

light winds from the E

km/h
Air temperature
23.4 °C

Current weather near St Mikes

Overall St Mikes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to St Mikes is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to St Mikes is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to St Mikes and is 206 km (128 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for St Mikes, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view St Mikes sea temperature, St Mikes photographs, St Mikes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, St Mikes webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and St Mikes 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 Mikes.


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