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

Overall: 3.3

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Strandfontein Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.0 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 22:10 Local time
WedThursday 20
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 11 11 11 15
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSE 15
Wind State cross-

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Strandfontein in Western Cape is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks consists of rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of and rips.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Donkin Bay, 3 km from Strandfontein.

IS AT (local time)

Strandfontein Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lamberts Bay, 28 km from Strandfontein.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
8.4 °C

Current weather near Strandfontein

Overall Strandfontein Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Strandfontein:

  • Closest city location
    86 mi
  • Second closest city location
    119 mi
  • Third closest city location
    124 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    126 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    145 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Strandfontein is Springbok Airport (SBU) in South Africa, which is 235 km (146 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Strandfontein is Cape Town International Airport (CPT), also in South Africa, 244 km (152 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Strandfontein, West Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Strandfontein sea temperature, Strandfontein photographs, Strandfontein detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Strandfontein webcams, current wind from West Coast live weather stations and Strandfontein 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 Strandfontein.