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Vleesbaai ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Vleesbaai Surf Guide

Vleesbaai in Boland and Southern Cape is an exposed reef and point break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. A right hand reef Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of sharks and urchins.

Vleesbaai Spot Info

Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
21.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Vleesbaai:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Vleesbaai 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 10% of the time in June while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 81% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Vleesbaai Location Map

Interactive Vleesbaai 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 Vleesbaai is George Airport (GRJ) in South Africa, which is 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Vleesbaai is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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Vleesbaai Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 18:08 Local Time
Friday 26Sat
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 11 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 30
ESE 25
E 25
E 25
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Swell History at Vleesbaai

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

Wind History at Vleesbaai

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

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    Reliability: rarely breaks
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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    22km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    22km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    23km away

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