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

Overall: 3.8

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Beach Road break guidePhoto by: John Rattey

Beach Road Surf Guide

Beach Road in Western Cape is an exposed point break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Beach Road Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
13.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Beach Road:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Beach Road with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 75% of the time in January while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
75%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Beach Road Location Map

Interactive Beach Road 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 nearest passenger airport to Beach Road is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Beach Road is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 348 km (216 miles) away.

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Beach Road Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 19:11 Local Time
Friday 07Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
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Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

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Swell History at Beach Road

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Wind History at Beach Road

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

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    Reliability: inconsistent
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