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Paranoia ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.7

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Paranoia Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C

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Saturday, 19 October 2019, 09:08 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
SE 15
SE 25
Wind State off off off cross-

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Paranoia in Boland and Southern Cape is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

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Live Weather:

At Strand, 18 km from Paranoia.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
18.6 °C

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Paranoia is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Paranoia is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 321 km (199 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Paranoia, Overberg. Use the tab navigation above to view Paranoia sea temperature, Paranoia photographs, Paranoia detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Paranoia webcams, current wind from Overberg live weather stations and Paranoia tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Paranoia.