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Vredenberg Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Vredenberg Point Surf Guide

Vredenberg Point in Western Cape is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Poor surf in light onshore winds Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Vredenberg Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Vredenberg Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Vredenberg Point 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 Vredenberg Point (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Vredenberg Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in July while 66% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
66%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Vredenberg Point Location Map

Interactive Vredenberg Point 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 Vredenberg Point is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 145 km (90 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Vredenberg Point is Springbok Airport (SBU), also in South Africa, 348 km (216 miles) away.

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Vredenberg Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 10:46 Local Time
Tuesday 02
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.5
SW
0.6
WSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 12 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
NW 15
W 5
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross on on

Swell History at Vredenberg Point

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

Wind History at Vredenberg Point

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    16km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away

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