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Koeel Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.6
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.1

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Koeel Bay break guidePhoto by: Charl de Waal

Koeel Bay Surf Guide

Koeel Bay in Boland and Southern Cape is a quite exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Koeel Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent16.1°C

Surfing Koeel Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Koeel Bay occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Koeel Bay sea temperature, Koeel Bay photographs, Koeel Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Koeel Bay webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Koeel Bay tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Koeel Bay

Koeel Bay Surf:

Monday, 13 July 2020, 21:14 Local time
Monday 13Tue
Wave (m) 10.0
Period (s) 17 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 45
W 40
W 35
WSW 30
Wind State on cross-

Tide Times:

For Bikini Beach (Gordon's Bay), 5 km from Koeel Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Koeel Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Strand, 7 km from Koeel Bay.

fresh winds from the WNW

Air temperature
12.3 °C

Current weather near Koeel Bay

Overall Koeel Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Koeel Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Koeel Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Dappat se gat, Koeel Bay photo

Koeel Bay

Photo credit: Charl de Waal

perfect day at the beach, Koeel Bay photo

Koeel Bay

Photo credit: Charl de Waal

a left, Koeel Bay photo

Koeel Bay

Photo credit: Charl de Waal

sponge, Koeel Bay photo

Koeel Bay

Photo credit: Charl de Waal

Koeel Bay Location Maps

Koeel Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Overberg surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Koeel Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Koeel Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Koeel Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Koeel Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cape Town
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    96 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    190 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Koeel Bay is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Koeel Bay is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 317 km (197 miles) away.
Koeel Bay break location map and break info