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Whispering Waves ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Whispering Waves Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Whispering Waves Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.0 °C

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Monday, 20 August 2018, 10:26 Local time
Monday 20
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
S 10
S 5
Wind State off cross-

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Whispering Waves in East London is an exposed point break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Easily blown out by onshore winds Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the south. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rocks, sharks,kelp.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barbel Point, 2 km from Whispering Waves.

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Whispering Waves Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East London Airport, 64 km from Whispering Waves.

moderate winds from the W

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
16 °C

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Overall Whispering Waves Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Whispering Waves is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Whispering Waves is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Third is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 129 km (80 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 Whispering Waves and is 275 km (171 miles) away.
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