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Hawston Surf Guide

Hawston in Overberg is an exposed breakwater break that has very consistent surf Ideal winds are from the east southeast with some shelter here from southeast winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The breakwater breaks are all lefts. Crowds are never a problem here. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

Hawston Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
very consistent16.5°C

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:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Hawston Surf:

Monday, 13 July 2020, 19:40 Local time
Monday 13Tue
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 55
W 50
W 40
WSW 35
Wind State on cross-

Tide Times:

For Meerensee Beach, 4 km from Hawston.

IS AT (local time)

Hawston Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hermanus, 9 km from Hawston.

fresh winds from the WNW

Air temperature
12.2 °C

Current weather near Hawston

Overall Hawston Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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


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

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Hawston Location Maps

Hawston Location Map

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hawston:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hawston:

Tide stations nearest to Hawston:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cape Town
    53 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    117 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    173 mi
Hawston break location map and break info