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The Point (Gonubie Bay) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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The Point (Gonubie Bay) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

The Point (Gonubie Bay) Spot ID

Richard Cozens at Gonubie Point, The Point (Gonubie Bay) photo

The Point (Gonubie Bay)

Photo credit: Richard Cozens

Mark Bedser surfing Gonubie Point, The Point (Gonubie Bay) photo

The Point (Gonubie Bay)

Photo credit: Richard Cozens

Back Hand, The Point (Gonubie Bay) photo

The Point (Gonubie Bay)

Photo credit: Billy

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 11:10 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NE 20
NE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross-

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The Point(Gonubie Bay) in East London is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Be wary of sharks, they are not unknown here.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cintsa East, 7 km from The Point (Gonubie Bay).

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The Point (Gonubie Bay) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East London/Buffalo City, 29 km from The Point (Gonubie Bay).

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
17.8 °C

Current weather near The Point (Gonubie Bay)

Overall The Point (Gonubie Bay) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to The Point (Gonubie Bay) is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Point (Gonubie Bay) is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa, 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa is 159 km (99 miles) away.
  • Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to The Point (Gonubie Bay) and is 260 km (161 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Point (Gonubie Bay), Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view The Point (Gonubie Bay) sea temperature, The Point (Gonubie Bay) photographs, The Point (Gonubie Bay) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Point (Gonubie Bay) webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and The Point (Gonubie Bay) 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 The Point (Gonubie Bay).