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Kei Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Kei Mouth Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Kei Mouth Surf Guide

Kei Mouth in East London is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks, sharks,kelp.

Kei Mouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kei Mouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kei Mouth occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kei Mouth with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in June while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 89% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
7%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
89%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kei Mouth Location Map

Interactive Kei Mouth 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 closest passenger airport to Kei Mouth is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 66 km (41 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kei Mouth is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 106 km (66 miles) away.

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Kei Mouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 10:50 Local Time
Saturday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
Period (s) 6 6 7 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 20
S 5
ESE 10
NNE
Wind State cross cross-
on
on cross-
off

Swell History at Kei Mouth

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

Wind History at Kei Mouth

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

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