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Sharks Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Sharks Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Sharks Point Surf Guide

Sharks Point in Wild Coast is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Sharks Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
23.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sharks Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sharks Point 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 47% of the time in June while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sharks Point Location Map

Interactive Sharks Point 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 Sharks Point is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, which is 70 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Sharks Point is Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa, 139 km (86 miles) away.

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Sharks Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 10:30 Local Time
Saturday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 10
SSE 5
SSE 5
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Sharks Point

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

Wind History at Sharks Point

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

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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    14km away

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