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

Overall: 3.3

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Silwerstroom Surf Guide

Silwerstroom in Western Cape is an exposed break. that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Silwerstroom Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  red-Icon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Silwerstroom:

The best conditions reported for surf at Silwerstroom occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Silwerstroom 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 26% of the time in June while 72% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
72%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Silwerstroom Location Map

Interactive Silwerstroom 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 Silwerstroom is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 61 km (38 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Silwerstroom is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 360 km (224 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Silwerstroom Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 21:49 Local Time
WedThursday 13
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.9
SW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SW
1.7
SW
Period (s) 11 11 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 5
ESE 0
ENE 5
NE
Wind State cross glass glass glass

Swell History at Silwerstroom

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

Wind History at Silwerstroom

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

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Discover surf breaks near Silwerstroom. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    28km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    29km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    31km away

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