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Dias Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Dias Beach Surf Guide

Dias Beach in Garden Route is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Dias Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dias Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dias Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dias 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 12% of the time in June while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
79%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dias Beach Location Map

Interactive Dias 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 nearest passenger airport to Dias Beach is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Dias Beach is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 58 km (36 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.
Dias Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 07:04 Local Time
Friday 05
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 2.1
SW
2.0
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 0
NE 10
ESE 20
SE
Wind State glass glass on on

Swell History at Dias Beach

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

Wind History at Dias Beach

Wind stats for Dias Beach, 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 Dias Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Dias Beach:

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