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Hullets Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Hullets Reef Surf Guide

Hullets Reef in Jeffreys Bay Coast is a reasonably exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. A reef breaks left. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

Hullets Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hullets Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hullets Reef occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Hullets Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in October while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
74%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hullets Reef Location Map

Interactive Hullets Reef 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 Hullets Reef is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 74 km (46 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Hullets Reef is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 227 km (141 miles) away.

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Hullets Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 February 2021, 02:40 Local Time
SatSunday 28
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 2.0
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 20
ENE 25
E 35
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Hullets Reef

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

Wind History at Hullets Reef

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

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