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Surfers ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.9

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Surfers Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, South Africa)

Surfers Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 15:52 Local time
Thursday 19Fri
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 6 6 4 -
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 20
NNE 15
N 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Surfers in Kwazulu-Natal is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks are all rights. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of sharks ,rocks and rips.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ballitoville, 4 km from Surfers.

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Surfers Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At King Shaka Int l Airport, 5 km from Surfers.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
20.5 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to Surfers is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Surfers is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB) in South Africa is 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi (Ulundi) Airport (ULD), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Surfers and is 142 km (88 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Surfers, KZN North. Use the tab navigation above to view Surfers sea temperature, Surfers photographs, Surfers detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Surfers webcams, current wind from KZN North live weather stations and Surfers 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 Surfers.