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Fence (Port Elizabeth) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Fence (Port Elizabeth) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape (South), South Africa)

Fence (Port Elizabeth) break guidePhoto by: jp

Fence (Port Elizabeth) Surf Guide

The Fence in Port Elizabeth is a sheltered beach break that is often working Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Fence (Port Elizabeth) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fence (Port Elizabeth):

The best conditions reported for surf at Fence (Port Elizabeth) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:
South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Fence (Port Elizabeth) Surf:

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 00:57 Local time
FriSaturday 15
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 13 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
WNW 20
WSW 25
Wind State cross-
off off off

Tide Times:

For Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1 km from Fence (Port Elizabeth).

IS AT (local time)

Fence (Port Elizabeth) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Elizabeth Airport, 4 km from Fence (Port Elizabeth).

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
10 °C

Current weather near Fence (Port Elizabeth)

Overall Fence (Port Elizabeth) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Fence (Port Elizabeth): see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Fence (Port Elizabeth): see the variation in direction and stength by month.

JP Visser Pitted, Fence (Port Elizabeth) photo

Fence (Port Elizabeth)

Photo credit: jp

Fence (Port Elizabeth) Location Maps

Fence (Port Elizabeth) 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 Fence (Port Elizabeth)

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Fence (Port Elizabeth):

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Wave buoys nearest to Fence (Port Elizabeth):

Tide stations nearest to Fence (Port Elizabeth):

  • Closest tide station
    Port Elizabeth
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Port Alfred
    75 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    East London
    146 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    149 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    201 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to The Fence is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Fence is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 192 km (119 miles) away.
Fence (Port Elizabeth) break location map and break info