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Ansteys Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Ansteys break guidePhoto by: Walter Sutherland

Ansteys Surf Guide

Ansteys in Durban is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Surfable in an onshore breeze Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. Beware of and rips.

Ansteys Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
20.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ansteys:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ansteys occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ansteys with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 23% of the time in June while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% 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 Ansteys Location Map

Interactive Ansteys 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 Ansteys is Durban International Airport (DUR) in South Africa, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ansteys is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR), also in South Africa, 18 km (11 miles) away.

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Ansteys Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 12:05 Local Time
Monday 08
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 8 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Ansteys

Surf stats for Ansteys, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ansteys

Wind stats for Ansteys, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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