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Bloubergstrand Surf Guide

Bloubergstrand in Cape Town is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for jetskis.

Bloubergstrand Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bloubergstrand:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bloubergstrand with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 23% of the time in May while 76% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
76%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Bloubergstrand Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 08:23 Local Time
Sunday 16
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SSW 10
SW 10
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Bloubergstrand

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

Wind History at Bloubergstrand

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

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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

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