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Eerste Steen ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Eerste Steen Surf Guide

Eerste Steen in Western Cape is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Eerste Steen Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Eerste Steen:

The best conditions reported for surf at Eerste Steen occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:
South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Eerste Steen sea temperature, Eerste Steen photographs, Eerste Steen detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Eerste Steen webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Eerste Steen 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 Eerste Steen


Eerste Steen Surf:

Sunday, 9 August 2020, 19:47 Local time
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Wave (m) 4.0
W
4.0
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3.5
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3.5
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 20
WNW 15
WNW 20
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Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

For Beach Road, 4 km from Eerste Steen.

IS AT (local time)

Eerste Steen Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Table Bay, 14 km from Eerste Steen.

light winds from the WNW

km/h
Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Eerste Steen

Overall Eerste Steen Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Surf stats for Eerste Steen: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Eerste Steen: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


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Eerste Steen Location Maps

Eerste Steen Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Cape Town surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Eerste Steen

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Eerste Steen:

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Wave buoys nearest to Eerste Steen:

Tide stations nearest to Eerste Steen:

  • Closest tide station
    Cape Town
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Khayelitsha
    23 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Saldanha
    60 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Hermanus
    63 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mosselbaai
    214 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Eerste Steen is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Eerste Steen is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 347 km (216 miles) away.
Eerste Steen break location map and break info