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Tiger Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Tiger Reef Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.8 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 08:22 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 5
NW 5
Wind State cross cross-
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Tiger Reef in Swakopmund is an exposed beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rips, rocks, sharks,seals.

Namibia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Thicklip, 2 km from Tiger Reef.

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Tiger Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Swakopmund, 1 km from Tiger Reef.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Tiger Reef

Overall Tiger Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Ski Resorts closest to Tiger Reef:

  • Closest ski area
    Matroosberg (South Africa)
    802 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    979 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    993 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Oukaimeden (Morocco)
    4012 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    4090 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Tiger Reef:


  • The nearest passenger airport to Tiger Reef is Ngiva (N'giva) Airport (NGV) in Angola, which is 639 km (397 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tiger Reef is Xangongo Airport (XGN), also in Angola, 661 km (411 miles) away.
Tiger Reef break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tiger Reef, Swakopmund. Use the tab navigation above to view Tiger Reef sea temperature, Tiger Reef photographs, Tiger Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tiger Reef webcams, current wind from Swakopmund live weather stations and Tiger Reef tide predictions. The Namibia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Namibia 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 Namibia 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 Tiger Reef.