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Dairy Beach (New Pier) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

Dairy Beach (New Pier) break guidePhoto by: Julian Taylor

Dairy Beach (New Pier) Surf Guide

Dairy Beach(New Pier) in Durban is a quite exposed beach/Pier break that has consistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Watch out for sharks and jellyfish.

Dairy Beach (New Pier) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
22.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dairy Beach (New Pier):

The best conditions reported for surf at Dairy Beach (New Pier) occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dairy Beach (New Pier) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in March while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% 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 Dairy Beach (New Pier) Location Map

Interactive Dairy Beach (New Pier) 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 Dairy Beach (New Pier) is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dairy Beach (New Pier) is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 16 km (10 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Dairy Beach (New Pier) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 20 May 2022, 16:17 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Dairy Beach (New Pier)

Surf stats for Dairy Beach (New Pier), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dairy Beach (New Pier)

Wind stats for Dairy Beach (New Pier), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Dairy Beach (New Pier). Click below to view there surf guides.

Wave Buoys Nearest To Dairy Beach (New Pier):