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Wedge ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Wedge Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Wedge Spot ID

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Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.1 °C

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Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 11:41 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 6 7 7 15
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 10
SSE 5
SE
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Wedge in Durban is a fairly exposed beach/Pier break that has consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of sharks ,rocks and jellyfish.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Durban, South Africa, 2 km from Wedge.

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Live Weather:

At Umgeni Park Durban North wx, 5 km from Wedge.

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Overall Wedge Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Wedge is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wedge is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 16 km (10 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Wedge and is 160 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wedge, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Wedge sea temperature, Wedge photographs, Wedge detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wedge webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and 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 Wedge.