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To Strand ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.8

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To Strand Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

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

To Strand break guidePhoto by: louis bouwer

To Strand Surf Guide

To Strand in Hibiscous Coast is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

To Strand Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing To Strand:

The best conditions reported for surf at To Strand occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing To Strand 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 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% 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
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore To Strand Location Map

Interactive To Strand 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 To Strand is Margate Airport (MGH) in South Africa, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to To Strand is Durban International Airport (DUR), also in South Africa, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
To Strand Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 January 2021, 05:25 Local Time
Sunday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.7
SSW
2.0
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.4
SSW
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
SW 30
SSW 35
S
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at To Strand

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

Wind History at To Strand

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

    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    19km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    21km away

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