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Salad Bowls ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Salad Bowls Surf Guide

Salad Bowls in Jeffreys Bay Coast is a sheltered point break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Salad Bowls Spot Info

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Surfing Salad Bowls:

The best conditions reported for surf at Salad Bowls occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Salad Bowls sea temperature, Salad Bowls photographs, Salad Bowls detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Salad Bowls webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape (S) live weather stations and Salad Bowls 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 Salad Bowls

Salad Bowls Surf:

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 16:38 Local time
Sunday 05Mon
Wave (m) 4.5
Period (s) 15 16 17 16
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 15
W 15
WNW 10
Wind State off off cross-

Tide Times:

For Albatross, 1 km from Salad Bowls.

IS AT (local time)

Salad Bowls Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Patensie, 31 km from Salad Bowls.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
24.3 °C

Current weather near Salad Bowls

Overall Salad Bowls Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Salad Bowls: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Salad Bowls Location Maps

Salad Bowls Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Eastern Cape (S) surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Salad Bowls

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Salad Bowls:

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Wave buoys nearest to Salad Bowls:

Tide stations nearest to Salad Bowls:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Elizabeth
    40 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    108 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Port Alfred
    116 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    160 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    East London
    185 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Salad Bowls is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Salad Bowls is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 236 km (147 miles) away.
Salad Bowls break location map and break info