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

Overall: 3.7

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Haardebaai Surf Guide

Haardebaai in Boland and Southern Cape is a sheltered reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. There is a right hand reef break. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Haardebaai Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Haardebaai:

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

Surf Forecasts:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Haardebaai sea temperature, Haardebaai photographs, Haardebaai detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Haardebaai webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Haardebaai 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 Haardebaai

Haardebaai Surf:

Monday, 13 July 2020, 19:50 Local time
Monday 13Tue
Wave (m) 10.0
Period (s) 17 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 60
W 50
WSW 45
WSW 40
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Bettys Bay, 7 km from Haardebaai.

IS AT (local time)

Haardebaai Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Strand, 26 km from Haardebaai.

fresh winds from the NW

Air temperature
11.8 °C

Current weather near Haardebaai

Overall Haardebaai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Haardebaai: see the swell variation by month.


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

Haardebaai on a bad day photo


Photo credit: STEPHAN

Haardebaai Location Maps

Haardebaai Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Haardebaai:

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Wave buoys nearest to Haardebaai:

Tide stations nearest to Haardebaai:

  • Closest tide station
    23 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    24 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cape Town
    40 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    107 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    190 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Haardebaai is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Haardebaai is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 321 km (199 miles) away.
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