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(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Doughnuts Backreef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 02:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
S 10
SSE 10
Wind State on on cross-

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Doughnuts Backreef in Eastern Cape (South) is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. No reef break here. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Doughnuts Backreef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Elizabeth, 12 km from Doughnuts Backreef.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
12.9 °C

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Doughnuts Backreef, Eastern Cape (S). Use the tab navigation above to view Doughnuts Backreef sea temperature, Doughnuts Backreef photographs, Doughnuts Backreef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Doughnuts Backreef webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Doughnuts Backreef 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 Doughnuts Backreef.