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Victoria Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.5

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Victoria Bay break guide

Victoria Bay Surf Guide

Victoria Bay in George is an exposed reef and point break that has very consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Surfable in an onshore breeze Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the south. A right hand reef break The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Victoria Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Victoria Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Victoria Bay occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Victoria Bay 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 38% of the time in June while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Victoria Bay Location Map

Interactive Victoria Bay 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 Victoria Bay is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Victoria Bay is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 55 km (34 miles) away.

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Victoria Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 21 June 2021, 13:01 Local Time
Monday 21
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
35
30
30
25
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Victoria Bay

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

Wind History at Victoria Bay

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

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