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

Overall: 2.8

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Lookout Beach break guidePhoto by: Andre Muller

Lookout Beach Surf Guide

Lookout Beach in Garden Route is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for sharks.

Lookout Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lookout Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lookout Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Lookout Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in February while 13% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
13%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
79%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lookout Beach Location Map

Interactive Lookout Beach 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 Lookout Beach is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lookout Beach is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 121 km (75 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Lookout Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 06:16 Local Time
Friday 07
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.5
SW
1.4
SW
2.1
ESE
2.1
ESE
Period (s) 13 12 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 5
WNW 5
W 15
SW
Wind State off glass glass cross-
off

Swell History at Lookout Beach

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

Wind History at Lookout Beach

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    29km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Lookout Beach: