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Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Surf Guide

Loch Ness (Noordhoek) in Eastern Cape (South) is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf Ideal winds are from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. There is no reef break. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Loch Ness (Noordhoek):

The best conditions reported for surf at Loch Ness (Noordhoek) occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Loch Ness (Noordhoek) (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Loch Ness (Noordhoek) 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 57% of the time in June while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
57%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Loch Ness (Noordhoek) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 25 June 2021, 05:00 Local Time
Friday 25
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 3.0
SW
3.0
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
10
20
25
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Loch Ness (Noordhoek)

Surf stats for Loch Ness (Noordhoek), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Loch Ness (Noordhoek)

Wind stats for Loch Ness (Noordhoek), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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