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Banana Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Banana Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Banana Beach Surf Guide

Banana Beach in Hibiscous Coast is a fairly exposed point break that usually has waves The best wind direction is from the west. Poor surf in light onshore winds Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. It very rarely gets crowded here. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

Banana Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Banana Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Banana Beach occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Banana Beach sea temperature, Banana Beach photographs, Banana Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Banana Beach webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Banana Beach 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 Banana Beach

Banana Beach Surf:

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 07:24 Local time
Thursday 09
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Banana Beach (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Banana Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At PenningtonSouth, 18 km from Banana Beach.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
14.2 °C

Current weather near Banana Beach

Overall Banana Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Banana Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Banana Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Banana Beach photo

Banana Beach

Photo credit: Franchu Perez

Banana Beach Location Maps

Banana Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Durban/KZN South surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Banana Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Banana Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Banana Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Banana Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    26 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    53 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Port Saint Johns
    98 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Banana Beach is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Banana Beach is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Third is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Banana Beach and is 216 km (134 miles) away.
Banana Beach break location map and break info