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Kamer Van ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Kamer Van Surf Guide

Kamer Van in Western Cape is a reasonably exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.Surfers ride left hand point. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Kamer Van Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  pointPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kamer Van:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Kamer Van with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 73% of the time in March while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
73%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kamer Van Location Map

Interactive Kamer Van 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 Kamer Van is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Kamer Van is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 346 km (215 miles) away.

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Kamer Van Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 18 September 2020, 11:38 Local Time
Friday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.6
SW
1.9
SW
1.3
WSW
1.9
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 19 19
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
W 10
SW 15
SSE
Wind State on cross-
on
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Kamer Van

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

Wind History at Kamer Van

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

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