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Sunwich Port ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Sunwich Port Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa)

Sunwich Port Surf Guide

Sunwich Port in Hibiscous Coast is a reasonably exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right breaking reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Be wary of sharks, they are not unknown here.

Sunwich Port Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sunwich Port:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sunwich Port 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 28% of the time in June while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sunwich Port Location Map

Interactive Sunwich Port 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 closest passenger airport to Sunwich Port is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sunwich Port is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 73 km (45 miles) away.

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Sunwich Port Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 January 2021, 05:25 Local Time
Sunday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.4
SSW
Period (s) 9 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
SW 25
S 35
S
Wind State off cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Sunwich Port

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

Wind History at Sunwich Port

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s21.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    16km away

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