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The Point (Elands Bay) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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The Point (Elands Bay) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(West Coast, South Africa)

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The Point (Elands Bay)

Photo credit: Mark Berger

Type: reef,point and rivermouth

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.8 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 01:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 11 11 11 12
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
SE 15
Wind State cross-
off off

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The Point(Elands Bay) in Western Cape is an exposed reef,point and rivermouth break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef and there is also a left hand point break. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks,kelp.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Baboon Point, 2 km from The Point (Elands Bay).

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The Point (Elands Bay) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lamberts Bay, 31 km from The Point (Elands Bay).

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
7.4 °C

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Overall The Point (Elands Bay) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • Closest city location
    53 mi
  • Second closest city location
    83 mi
  • Third closest city location
    88 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    93 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    112 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to The Point (Elands Bay) is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 186 km (116 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Point (Elands Bay) is Springbok Airport (SBU), also in South Africa, 293 km (182 miles) away.
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