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

Overall: 3.3

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CoffeeBayBeach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

CoffeeBayBeach Surf Guide

CoffeeBayBeach in Wild Coast is an exposed river break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. The river break offers mainly left hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

CoffeeBayBeach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing CoffeeBayBeach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing CoffeeBayBeach 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 12% of the time in June while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 71% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore CoffeeBayBeach Location Map

Interactive CoffeeBayBeach 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 CoffeeBayBeach is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 66 km (41 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to CoffeeBayBeach is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 166 km (103 miles) away.

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CoffeeBayBeach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 05:06 Local Time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 18 17 16 15
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
SE 15
Wind State off off cross-

Swell History at CoffeeBayBeach

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

Wind History at CoffeeBayBeach

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

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