uk es it fr pt nl
Morgans Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Morgans Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Morgans Bay Surf Guide

Morgans Bay in East London is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Easily blown out by onshore winds Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Morgans Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Morgans Bay:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Morgans Bay 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 35% of the time in June while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Morgans Bay Location Map

Interactive Morgans Bay 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 closest passenger airport to Morgans Bay is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Morgans Bay is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 101 km (63 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
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.
Morgans Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 19:31 Local Time
Saturday 15Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 5
NNE 10
NNW 10
WNW
Wind State on cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Morgans Bay

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

Wind History at Morgans Bay

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


Wave Buoys Nearest To Morgans Bay: