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Whispering Waves ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Whispering Waves Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Eastern Cape – Wild Coast, South Africa)

Whispering Waves Surf Guide

Whispering Waves in East London is an exposed point break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Easily blown out by onshore winds Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the south. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rocks, sharks,kelp.

Whispering Waves Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Whispering Waves:

The best conditions reported for surf at Whispering Waves occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Whispering Waves 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 50% of the time in June while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Whispering Waves Location Map

Interactive Whispering Waves 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 closest passenger airport to Whispering Waves is East London Airport (ELS) in South Africa, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Whispering Waves is Bisho Airport (VIY), also in South Africa, 106 km (66 miles) away.

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Whispering Waves Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 04:51 Local Time
MonTuesday 18
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.0
SSW
1.8
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
NNW 15
N 15
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Whispering Waves

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

Wind History at Whispering Waves

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

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Discover surf breaks near Whispering Waves. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

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