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Farmer Burgers 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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Farmer Burgers Surf Guide

Farmer Burgers in Western Cape is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. A right hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Farmer Burgers Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Farmer Burgers:

The best conditions reported for surf at Farmer Burgers occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Farmer Burgers with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in July while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Farmer Burgers 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 Farmer Burgers is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 202 km (125 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Farmer Burgers is Springbok Airport (SBU), also in South Africa, 278 km (173 miles) away.

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Farmer Burgers Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 07:36 Local Time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
E 10
NE 0
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Farmer Burgers

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

Wind History at Farmer Burgers

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

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