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Baggies ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Baggies Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Baggies Surf Guide

Baggies in Hibiscous Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast.. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, locals and sharks.

Baggies Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Baggies:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Baggies 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 40% of the time in June while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
22%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Baggies Location Map

Interactive Baggies 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 Baggies is Durban International Airport (DUR) in South Africa, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Baggies is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR), also in South Africa, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Baggies Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 22:27 Local Time
TueWednesday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 2.0
NE
1.7
NE
1.6
NE
1.5
NE
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
NW 10
NW 10
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

Swell History at Baggies

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

Wind History at Baggies

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

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    • Icon  s43.9
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    • Icon  s21.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s44.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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