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Humewood Surf Guide

Humewood in Eastern Cape (South) is a breakwater break that has inconsistent surf Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The breakwater break favours left handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Humewood Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
22.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Humewood:

The best conditions reported for surf at Humewood 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 Humewood (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Humewood with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in March while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 53% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Humewood Location Map

Interactive Humewood 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Humewood Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 22:51 Local Time
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Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 25
WSW 25
WSW 25
Wind State off off cross-

Swell History at Humewood

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

Wind History at Humewood

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

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