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Oyster Bay Surf Guide

Oyster Bay in Jeffreys Bay Coast is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Poor surf in light onshore winds Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

Oyster Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Oyster Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Oyster Bay occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Oyster Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in October while 13% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 73% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
13%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
73%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Oyster Bay Location Map

Interactive Oyster 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 nearest passenger airport to Oyster Bay is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 77 km (48 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Oyster Bay is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 227 km (141 miles) away.

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Oyster Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 04:46 Local Time
Wednesday 25
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
25
25
30
40
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Oyster Bay

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

Wind History at Oyster Bay

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

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