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Dolphin Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Dolphin Point Surf Guide

Dolphin Point in Boland and Southern Cape is an exposed point break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Easily blown out by onshore winds Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Rarely crowded here. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Dolphin Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
consistent17.8°C

Surfing Dolphin Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Dolphin Point sea temperature, Dolphin Point photographs, Dolphin Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dolphin Point webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Dolphin Point tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Dolphin Point


Dolphin Point Surf:

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 22:13 Local time
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11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 3.5
SSE
3.0
SSE
3.0
SSE
3.0
SSE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
W 20
WNW 20
WNW
Wind State off off off cross-
off



Tide Times:

At Dolphin Point (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Dolphin Point Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Stilbaai, 3 km from Dolphin Point.

light winds from the SW

km/h
Air temperature
9.0 °C

Current weather near Dolphin Point

Overall Dolphin Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for Dolphin Point: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Dolphin Point: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


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Dolphin Point Location Maps

Dolphin Point Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Overberg surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Dolphin Point

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Dolphin Point:

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Wave buoys nearest to Dolphin Point:

Tide stations nearest to Dolphin Point:

  • Closest tide station
    Mosselbaai
    45 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Knysna
    96 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Hermanus
    124 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Khayelitsha
    158 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Cape Town
    175 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Dolphin Point is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 99 km (61 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Dolphin Point is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 113 km (70 miles) away.
Dolphin Point break location map and break info