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

Overall: 3.7

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Yellow sands Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Yellow sands Point Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.6 °C

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Thursday, 13 December 2018, 15:58 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 5
ESE 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross-
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Yellow sands Point in East London is an exposed reef and point break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast.. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include urchins, rocks, locals and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cintsa East, 2 km from Yellow sands Point.

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Yellow sands Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beacon Bay East London wx, 21 km from Yellow sands Point.

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Overall Yellow sands Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Yellow sands Point is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Yellow sands Point is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Third is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 154 km (96 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa is 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Yellow sands Point and is 265 km (165 miles) away.
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