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Monwabisi Strand 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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Monwabisi Strand Surf Guide

Monwabisi Strand in Cape Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Monwabisi Strand Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Monwabisi Strand:

The best conditions reported for surf at Monwabisi Strand occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Monwabisi Strand 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 27% of the time in June while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
21%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Monwabisi Strand Location Map

Interactive Monwabisi Strand 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 Monwabisi Strand is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Monwabisi Strand is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 318 km (198 miles) away.

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Monwabisi Strand Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 18:35 Local Time
Friday 07Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
S 10
SSE 10
SSE
Wind State on on cross-
on
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on

Swell History at Monwabisi Strand

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

Wind History at Monwabisi Strand

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

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