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

Overall: 3.5

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Brighton Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Brighton Beach Surf Guide

Brighton Beach in Durban is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rocks, and rips.

Brighton Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Brighton Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Brighton Beach 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 38% of the time in June while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Brighton Beach Location Map

Interactive Brighton Beach 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 Brighton Beach is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Brighton Beach is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 15 km (9 miles) away.

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Brighton Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 22:37 Local Time
TueWednesday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.9
NE
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
Period (s) 6 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
NW 10
NW 10
NNW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Brighton Beach

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

Wind History at Brighton Beach

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

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