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Vleesbaai ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Vleesbaai Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.4 °C

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Friday, 22 February 2019, 00:56 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
E 10
E 10
Wind State on on cross-

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Vleesbaai in Boland and Southern Cape is an exposed reef and point break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. A right hand reef Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of sharks and urchins.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gourits Mouth, 8 km from Vleesbaai.

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Vleesbaai Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mossel Bay Lighthouse, 23 km from Vleesbaai.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
19.9 °C

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Overall Vleesbaai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Vleesbaai is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Vleesbaai is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 79 km (49 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Vleesbaai, Overberg. Use the tab navigation above to view Vleesbaai sea temperature, Vleesbaai photographs, Vleesbaai detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Vleesbaai webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Vleesbaai 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 Vleesbaai.