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Fish Boma 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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Fish Boma Surf Guide

Fish Boma in Garden Route is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the favoured conditions. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of and rips.

Fish Boma Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fish Boma:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fish Boma occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fish Boma 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 32% of the time in July while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fish Boma Location Map

Interactive Fish Boma 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 Fish Boma is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 53 km (33 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fish Boma is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 87 km (54 miles) away.

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Fish Boma Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 16:41 Local Time
Tuesday 11Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 3.0
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
NW 10
NW 10
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Fish Boma

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

Wind History at Fish Boma

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

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