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

Overall: 3.2

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Mzimpuni Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Mzimpuni Surf Guide

Mzimpuni in Wild Coast is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south. It very rarely gets crowded here. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

Mzimpuni Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mzimpuni:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mzimpuni 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 31% of the time in June while 54% 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.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mzimpuni Location Map

Interactive Mzimpuni 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 Mzimpuni is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, which is 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mzimpuni is Umtata Airport (UTT), also in South Africa, 100 km (62 miles) away.

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Mzimpuni Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 19:44 Local Time
Saturday 15Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 12 11 11 12
Wind (km/h) 0
SE 5
NNW 5
NW 10
NW
Wind State glass off off off

Swell History at Mzimpuni

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

Wind History at Mzimpuni

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

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