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Bruces Beauties ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Bruces Beauties Surf Guide

Bruces Beauties in Jeffreys Bay Coast is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. A reef breaks right. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

Bruces Beauties Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bruces Beauties:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bruces Beauties occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Bruces Beauties with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in October while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
15%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
77%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bruces Beauties Location Map

Interactive Bruces Beauties 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 Bruces Beauties is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 73 km (45 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bruces Beauties is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 229 km (142 miles) away.

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Bruces Beauties Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 20:07 Local Time
Saturday 06Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.6
E
2.1
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
Period (s) 7 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 30
W 40
W 35
W
Wind State glass cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Bruces Beauties

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

Wind History at Bruces Beauties

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

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