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The Wedge ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.9

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The Wedge Spot ID

Plett Wedge Pumping, The Wedge photo

The Wedge

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Wedge Magic, The Wedge photo

The Wedge

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When it slabs, The Wedge photo

The Wedge

Photo credit: Ira Gnesin

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.1 °C

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 04:22 Local time
Tuesday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.6
ESE
0.5
ESE
1.3
SW
1.5
SW
Period (s) 11 11 13 12
Wind (km/h) 40
W 40
W 35
W 30
WSW
Wind State off off off off

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The Wedge in Garden Route is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Keurbooms, 9 km from The Wedge.

IS AT (local time)

The Wedge Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Carnation Street George wx, 91 km from The Wedge.

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Air temperature
15.3 °C

Current weather near The Wedge

Overall The Wedge Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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The Wedge Location Maps

The Wedge Location Map

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Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to The Wedge is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 92 km (57 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Wedge is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 122 km (76 miles) away.
The Wedge break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Wedge, Garden Route. Use the tab navigation above to view The Wedge sea temperature, The Wedge photographs, The Wedge detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Wedge webcams, current wind from Garden Route live weather stations and The Wedge 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 Wedge.