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Heaven ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Heaven Surf Guide

Heaven in Western Cape is a reasonably exposed reef and point break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the south. Able to handle light onshore wind Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest.. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Heaven Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Heaven:

The best conditions reported for surf at Heaven occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Heaven 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 69% of the time in January while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
69%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
23%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Heaven Location Map

Interactive Heaven 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 Heaven is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 152 km (94 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Heaven is Springbok Airport (SBU), also in South Africa, 336 km (209 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Heaven Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 11 April 2021, 06:25 Local Time
Sunday 11
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSE 25
SSW
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Heaven

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

Wind History at Heaven

Wind stats for Heaven, 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 Heaven. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    12km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Heaven:

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.