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Double Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Double Mouth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Double Mouth Surf Guide

Double Mouth in East London is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Double Mouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Double Mouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Double Mouth occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Double Mouth 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 35% of the time in June while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Double Mouth Location Map

Interactive Double Mouth 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 Double Mouth is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Double Mouth is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 100 km (62 miles) away.

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Double Mouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 21:24 Local Time
TueWednesday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NNW 15
NNW 10
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Double Mouth

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

Wind History at Double Mouth

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

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