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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 Surf Guide

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.

Paranoia Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent16.2°C

Surfing Paranoia:

The best conditions reported for surf at Paranoia occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Paranoia Surf:

Monday, 13 July 2020, 20:03 Local time
Monday 13Tue
Wave (m) 10.0
Period (s) 17 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 55
W 50
WSW 45
WSW 40
Wind State on cross-

Tide Times:

At Paranoia (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Paranoia Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Strand, 18 km from Paranoia.

fresh winds from the NW

Air temperature
11.8 °C

Current weather near Paranoia

Overall Paranoia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Paranoia: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Paranoia: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Paranoia Location Maps

Paranoia Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Paranoia:

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Wave buoys nearest to Paranoia:

Tide stations nearest to Paranoia:

  • Closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cape Town
    36 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    102 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    191 mi


  • 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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