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Goukamma River 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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Goukamma River Mouth Surf Guide

Goukamma River Mouth in Garden Route is an exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for and rips.

Goukamma River Mouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Goukamma River Mouth:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Goukamma River 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 28% of the time in June while 67% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
67%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Goukamma River Mouth Location Map

Interactive Goukamma River 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 nearest passenger airport to Goukamma River Mouth is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 52 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Goukamma River Mouth is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Goukamma River Mouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 11:20 Local Time
Friday 23
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.5
E
2.1
ESE
2.1
ESE
2.1
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
SW 15
W 15
WNW
Wind State glass cross-
on
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Goukamma River Mouth

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

Wind History at Goukamma River Mouth

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

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