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Whacky Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Whacky Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Whacky Point Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.7 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 01:33 Local time
SatSunday 22
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
NNW 15
NNW 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Whacky Point in East London is a quite exposed beach and point break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rocks and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barbel Point, 1 km from Whacky Point.

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Live Weather:

At East London-schoema, 63 km from Whacky Point.

light winds from the NNE

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Air temperature
15.7 °C

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Overall Whacky Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Whacky Point is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 64 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Whacky Point is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Third is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa is 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Whacky Point and is 276 km (171 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Whacky Point, Eastern Cape - Wild Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Whacky Point sea temperature, Whacky Point photographs, Whacky Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Whacky Point webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Whacky Point 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 Whacky Point.