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

Overall: 3.3

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Kreefte Reef Surf Guide

Kreefte Reef in Western Cape is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks consists of rights. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of the strong rips here.

Kreefte Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kreefte Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kreefte Reef occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kreefte Reef 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 27% of the time in June while 71% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
71%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kreefte Reef Location Map

Interactive Kreefte 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 Kreefte Reef is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 43 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Kreefte Reef is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 352 km (219 miles) away.

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Kreefte Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 17:26 Local Time
Friday 07Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
SW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
S 10
SSE 10
S
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Kreefte Reef

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

Wind History at Kreefte Reef

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Kreefte Reef. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away

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