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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

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

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:

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Whispering Waves sea temperature, Whispering Waves photographs, Whispering Waves detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Whispering Waves webcams, current wind from Eastern Cape - Wild Coast live weather stations and Whispering Waves tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Whispering Waves

Whispering Waves Surf:

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 23:02 Local time
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Wave (m) 5.5
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 40
W 40
W 40
W 40
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Barbel Point, 2 km from Whispering Waves.

IS AT (local time)

Whispering Waves Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East London/Buffalo City, 64 km from Whispering Waves.

fresh winds from the WSW

no report
Air temperature
8.7 °C

Current weather near Whispering Waves

Overall Whispering Waves Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Whispering Waves: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Whispering Waves: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Whispering Waves Location Maps

Whispering Waves Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Whispering Waves:

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Wave buoys nearest to Whispering Waves:

Tide stations nearest to Whispering Waves:

  • Closest tide station
    East London
    36 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Port Saint Johns
    100 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Port Alfred
    108 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    172 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Port Elizabeth
    181 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Umtata Airport (UTT) in South Africa, 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Queenstown Airport (UTW) in South Africa is 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • Margate Airport (MGH), also in South Africa is the fifth nearest airport to Whispering Waves and is 275 km (171 miles) away.
Whispering Waves break location map and break info