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Lucien ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Lucien Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa)

Lucien Surf Guide

Lucien in Hibiscous Coast is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from northeast winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

Lucien Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent22.2°C

Surfing Lucien:

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

Surf Forecasts:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Lucien sea temperature, Lucien photographs, Lucien detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lucien webcams, current wind from Durban/KZN South live weather stations and Lucien 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 Lucien

Lucien Surf:

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 06:42 Local time
Thursday 09
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
E 15
Wind State cross-
on cross-

Tide Times:

At Lucien (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Lucien Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Paddock, 28 km from Lucien.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
13.7 °C

Current weather near Lucien

Overall Lucien Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Lucien: see the swell variation by month.


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

Lucien Beach, Manaba, Margate KZN photo


Photo credit: Carl Nel

Lucien Location Maps

Lucien Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Durban/KZN South surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Lucien

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Lucien:

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Wave buoys nearest to Lucien:

Tide stations nearest to Lucien:

  • Closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    63 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    86 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Port Saint Johns
    89 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Lucien is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lucien is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Virginia (Durban) Airport (VIR) in South Africa, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB) in South Africa is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Lucien and is 203 km (126 miles) away.
Lucien break location map and break info