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

Overall: 3.2

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Stompneus Surf Guide

Stompneus in Western Cape is a sheltered reef and point break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Handles onshore winds better than most spots Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left and there is also a left hand point break. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Stompneus Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Stompneus:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Stompneus with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in September while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% 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
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Stompneus Location Map

Interactive Stompneus 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 Stompneus is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 152 km (94 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Stompneus is Springbok Airport (SBU), also in South Africa, 335 km (208 miles) away.

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Stompneus Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 22:47 Local Time
WedThursday 13
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 2.0
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
Period (s) 12 11 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
S 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Stompneus

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

Wind History at Stompneus

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

    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Stompneus: