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Boneyards ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.6

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Boneyards break guidePhoto by: Charl de Waal

Boneyards Surf Guide

Boneyards in Jeffreys Bay Coast is an exposed reef break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Left and better right hand reef breaks.. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks ,rocks,mussel shells.

Boneyards Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boneyards:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boneyards occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Boneyards with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in March while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 53% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
53%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boneyards Location Map

Interactive Boneyards 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 Boneyards is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Boneyards is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 236 km (147 miles) away.

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Boneyards Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 14:00 Local Time
Wednesday 14
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 20
SSW 15
SSW 5
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross-
off

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Swell History at Boneyards

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Wind History at Boneyards

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
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