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Fence (Port Elizabeth) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Fence (Port Elizabeth) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Fence (Port Elizabeth) Spot ID

JP Visser Pitted, Fence (Port Elizabeth) photo

Fence (Port Elizabeth)

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 09:22 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
E 30
E 20
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The Fence in Port Elizabeth is a sheltered beach break that is often working Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1 km from Fence (Port Elizabeth).

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Fence (Port Elizabeth) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Humewood Port Elizaberth wx, 2 km from Fence (Port Elizabeth).

light winds from the NNW

Scattered Clouds
Air temperature
18.2 °C

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Overall Fence (Port Elizabeth) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to The Fence is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Fence is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 192 km (119 miles) away.
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