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To Strand ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.8

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To Strand Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa)

To Strand Spot ID

settling in, To Strand photo

To Strand

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To Strand

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 08:35 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 14 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SE 10
ESE 20
Wind State cross-
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To Strand in Hibiscous Coast is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lucien, 8 km from To Strand.

IS AT (local time)

To Strand Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Shelly Beach Margate wx, 10 km from To Strand.


Air temperature
25.4 °C

Current weather near To Strand

Overall To Strand Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to To Strand is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to To Strand is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to To Strand and is 196 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for To Strand, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view To Strand sea temperature, To Strand photographs, To Strand detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, To Strand webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and To Strand 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 To Strand.