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Queensberry Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Queensberry Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Queensberry Bay Surf Guide

Queensberry Bay in East London is an exposed point break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Light onshore winds ruin the qulaity Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks and sharks.

Queensberry Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
21.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Queensberry Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Queensberry Bay occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Queensberry Bay 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 20% of the time in June while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
20%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
61%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Queensberry Bay Location Map

Interactive Queensberry 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 closest passenger airport to Queensberry Bay is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Queensberry Bay is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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Queensberry Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 19:41 Local Time
Saturday 15Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 5
N 5
NNW 10
W
Wind State on cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Queensberry Bay

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

Wind History at Queensberry Bay

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

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