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Addington (South Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.4

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Addington (South Beach) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Addington (South Beach) break guide

Addington (South Beach) Surf Guide

Addington(South Beach) in Durban is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include sharks and jellyfish.

Addington (South Beach) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Addington (South Beach):

The best conditions reported for surf at Addington (South Beach) occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Addington (South Beach) (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Addington (South Beach) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in March while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 81% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Addington (South Beach) Location Map

Interactive Addington (South Beach) surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Addington (South Beach) is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Addington (South Beach) is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 15 km (9 miles) away.

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Addington (South Beach) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 07:56 Local Time
Wednesday 14
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
N 15
NE 10
Wind State cross-
on cross-

Swell History at Addington (South Beach)

Surf stats for Addington (South Beach), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Addington (South Beach)

Wind stats for Addington (South Beach), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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