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Amanzimtoti ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.9

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Amanzimtoti Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Amanzimtoti Spot ID

amanzimtoti 02 January 2014 photo


Photo credit: Martin

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.6 °C

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Thursday, 17 October 2019, 14:41 Local time
Thursday 17
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 18 17 9 16
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NE 25
NE 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Amanzimtoti in Hibiscous Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Take care of sharks and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Durban International Airport, 12 km from Amanzimtoti.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
26.8 °C

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Overall Amanzimtoti Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Amanzimtoti is Durban International Airport (DUR) in South Africa, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Amanzimtoti is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR), also in South Africa, 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Amanzimtoti and is 187 km (116 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Amanzimtoti, Durban/KZN South. Use the tab navigation above to view Amanzimtoti sea temperature, Amanzimtoti photographs, Amanzimtoti detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Amanzimtoti webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Amanzimtoti 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 Amanzimtoti.