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Gourits Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.0

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Gourits Mouth break guidePhoto by: jp

Gourits Mouth Surf Guide

Gourits Mouth in Boland and Southern Cape is a fairly exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks and rips.

Gourits Mouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gourits Mouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Gourits Mouth occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Gourits 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 62% of the time in June while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
62%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Gourits Mouth Location Map

Interactive Gourits 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 Gourits Mouth is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 59 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Gourits Mouth is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Gourits Mouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 19 June 2021, 05:29 Local Time
Saturday 19
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 2.4
SSW
2.2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 13 12
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross-
on

Swell History at Gourits Mouth

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

Wind History at Gourits Mouth

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

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