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Haga-Haga ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Haga-Haga Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Haga-Haga Surf Guide

Haga-Haga in East London is an exposed reef and point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Does not handle onshore winds very well Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. There are left and right breaking reefs and there is a left hand point break too. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips and sharks.

Haga-Haga Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Haga-Haga:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Haga-Haga 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 20% of the time in June while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
20%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
61%
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 Haga-Haga 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 closest passenger airport to Haga-Haga is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Haga-Haga is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 87 km (54 miles) away.

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Haga-Haga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 16:55 Local Time
Wednesday 14Thu
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SSW
Period (s) 13 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
W 10
WNW 10
WNW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Haga-Haga

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

Wind History at Haga-Haga

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

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