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Van Stadens Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Van Stadens Mouth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Van Stadens Mouth Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:36 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 40
W 45
WSW 45
WSW 30
Wind State cross-

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Van Stadens Mouth in St Francis Bay is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Be wary of sharks, they are not unknown here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At PurpleTurtle Seaview Beachview wx, 9 km from Van Stadens Mouth.

strong winds from the WNW

Air temperature
16.6 °C

Current weather near Van Stadens Mouth

Overall Van Stadens Mouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Van Stadens Mouth is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Van Stadens Mouth is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 223 km (139 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Van Stadens Mouth, Eastern Cape (S). Use the tab navigation above to view Van Stadens Mouth sea temperature, Van Stadens Mouth photographs, Van Stadens Mouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Van Stadens Mouth webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Van Stadens Mouth 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 Van Stadens Mouth.