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Voelklip Surf Guide

Voelklip in Overberg is a reef break that is often working Works best in offshore winds from the northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Easily blown out by onshore winds Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. No reef break here. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks - Localism.

Voelklip Spot Info

Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
16.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Voelklip:

The best conditions reported for surf at Voelklip occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Voelklip with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in May while 62% 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.
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).

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Voelklip Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 21 June 2021, 12:33 Local Time
Monday 21
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Voelklip

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

Wind History at Voelklip

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

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