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Off The Wall ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Off The Wall Surf Guide

Off The Wall in Cape Peninsula is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. It's sometimes crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Off The Wall Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Off The Wall:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Off The Wall (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Off The Wall with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 72% of the time in February while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
72%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Off The Wall Location Map

Interactive Off The Wall 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 Off The Wall is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Off The Wall is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 353 km (219 miles) away.

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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.
Off The Wall Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 08:43 Local Time
Sunday 16
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
S 15
SSW 5
SW 10
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Off The Wall

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

Wind History at Off The Wall

Wind stats for Off The Wall, 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 Off The Wall. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    1km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Off The Wall: