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Lockjoint ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Lockjoint Surf Guide

Lockjoint in Swakopmund is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips and rocks.

Lockjoint Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lockjoint:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lockjoint 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 Lockjoint (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lockjoint with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in July while 78% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
78%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lockjoint Location Map

Interactive Lockjoint 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 Lockjoint is Ngiva (N'giva) Airport (NGV) in Angola, which is 638 km (396 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lockjoint is Xangongo Airport (XGN), also in Angola, 660 km (410 miles) away.

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Lockjoint Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 02:31 Local Time
FriSaturday 17
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
N 10
N 5
NNW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
glass

Swell History at Lockjoint

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

Wind History at Lockjoint

Wind stats for Lockjoint, 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 Lockjoint. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

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