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Robberg ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Robberg Surf Guide

Robberg in Garden Route is an exposed beach and reef break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Robberg Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Robberg:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Robberg 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 6% of the time in June while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 86% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
86%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Robberg Location Map

Interactive Robberg 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 Robberg is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 94 km (58 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Robberg is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 124 km (77 miles) away.

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Robberg Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 21:46 Local Time
ThuFriday 26
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.1
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.9
SSW
Period (s) 13 10 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SE 5
E 5
ENE
Wind State on cross-
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Swell History at Robberg

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

Wind History at Robberg

Wind stats for Robberg, 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 Robberg. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    31km away

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