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Little Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Little Bay break guidePhoto by: Dewald

Little Bay Surf Guide

Little Bay in Western Cape is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rips and rocks.

Little Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
15.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Little Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Little Bay occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:
South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Little Bay sea temperature, Little Bay photographs, Little Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Little Bay webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Little 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 Little Bay


Little Bay Surf:

Sunday, 9 August 2020, 19:23 Local time
Sunday 09Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 4.0
W
4.0
W
3.5
W
3.5
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 20
WNW 15
WNW 15
W
Wind State on on cross-
on
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Tide Times:

For Beach Road, 8 km from Little Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Little Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Table Bay, 11 km from Little Bay.

light winds from the WNW

km/h
Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Little Bay

Overall Little Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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


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


Bodyboarding little bay photo

Little Bay

Photo credit: Dewald


Little Bay Location Maps

Little Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Cape Town surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Little Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Little Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Little Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Little Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Cape Town
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Khayelitsha
    21 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Hermanus
    61 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Saldanha
    62 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mosselbaai
    213 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Little Bay is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Little Bay is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 345 km (214 miles) away.
Little Bay break location map and break info