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Coffee Bay Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.1

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Coffee Bay Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Coffee Bay Point Surf Guide

Coffee Bay Point in Wild Coast is a reasonably exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks ,rocks,.

Coffee Bay Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  pointPointIcon  s44.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Coffee Bay Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Coffee Bay Point occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Coffee Bay Point 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 43% of the time in June while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 25% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
25%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Coffee Bay Point Location Map

Interactive Coffee Bay Point 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 Coffee Bay Point is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 67 km (42 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Coffee Bay Point is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 166 km (103 miles) away.

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Coffee Bay Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 05:57 Local Time
Wednesday 30
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 15
NE 30
ENE 40
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Coffee Bay Point

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

Wind History at Coffee Bay Point

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

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