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

Overall: 3.3

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Tweede Steen Surf Guide

Tweede Steen in Western Cape is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Tweede Steen Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tweede Steen:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tweede Steen occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tweede Steen with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in May while 76% 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
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
76%
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 Tweede Steen Location Map

Interactive Tweede Steen 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 Tweede Steen is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tweede Steen is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 347 km (216 miles) away.

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Tweede Steen Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 14:22 Local Time
Saturday 06
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.9
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 20
WSW 20
WSW 10
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Tweede Steen

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

Wind History at Tweede Steen

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

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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away

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