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Hawston Surf Guide

Hawston in Overberg is an exposed breakwater break that has very reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the east southeast with some shelter here from southeast winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The breakwater breaks peel to the left. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

Hawston Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBreakwaterIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hawston:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hawston occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Hawston with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 68% of the time in January while 28% 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
68%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
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 Hawston Location Map

Interactive Hawston 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.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Hawston Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:55 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.0
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 35
SE 30
ESE 30
E
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Hawston

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

Wind History at Hawston

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Hawston. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon river  redRiver
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    15km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away

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