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

Overall: 3.3

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Mtunzini Surf Guide

Mtunzini in Kwazulu-Natal is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of sharks and sharks.

Mtunzini Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mtunzini:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mtunzini 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 26% of the time in June while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mtunzini Location Map

Interactive Mtunzini 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 Mtunzini is Richards Bay (Richard's Bay) Airport (RCB) in South Africa, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mtunzini is Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi (Ulundi) Airport (ULD), also in South Africa, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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Mtunzini Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 15:14 Local Time
Thursday 22Fri
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 15 15 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
SSW 20
WSW 15
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Swell History at Mtunzini

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

Wind History at Mtunzini

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

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