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South Africa Surf

Detailed South Africa surf forecast maps and the latest eyeball surf report from local surfers in the region. Near-shore swell is shown on the map together with the surf forecast rating for spots in South Africa. Find the best places to surf in offshore conditions by selecting the wind option on the forecast map. Windsurfers and kite surfers can also use this option to find more favorable cross-shore conditions in South Africa. Our local Wavefinder indicates where some of the best conditions are likely to be found in South Africa over the next 7 days. Surf photos from South Africa and reviews of the best spots and surfing conditions have been provided by local surfers.

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South Africa Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in South Africa
Doughnuts backreefBoneyards 2Boneyards 2Off the wallBuffalo bayBruces beautiesDoughnuts backreefEbalowAmanzimtotiCrayfish factoryBruces beautiesBoneyards 2Doughnuts backreefKaimansriverBoneyards 1Buffalo bayRame headRame head
Rating7
6
6
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.5

SW
3.0

SW
3.0

SW
4.5

SW
5.0

SW
5.0

SSW
3.5

SSW
4.0

SSW
2.2

S
1.9

SSW
1.7

SSW
1.7

SSW
1.5

SW
2.5

WSW
5.0

SW
3.5

SW
3.5

SSW
4.5

SSW
Period(s) (?)151414121212111312121212121113121111
Energy(?)543240663060606674977597310446351365106286478958314368371410030834182
Wind
(km/h)
10
5
10
25
35
35
5
20
10
20
20
10
5
25
30
25
35
25
Wind State(?)cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoncross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

4:26PM
4:42AM

5:29PM

5:39AM
6:05PM

4:26AM
6:13AM
6:35PM

6:47AM
7:01PM

7:24AM
7:49PM

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:10AM

9:56PM
10:39PM
10:48AM

11:40PM
11:45AM

12:16AM
12:18PM

12:42AM
12:47PM

1:27AM
10:34AM
1:25PM

2:11AM
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Summary
light rainsome cloudsclearrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearsome cloudsclearclearlight rainrain shwrslight rainrain shwrsclear
Rain (mm)
3--159-------4211-
High °C
131312121214151616132015172014141917
Low °C
121311121213141514131713131214141816
Chill °C (?)
1212129911151515122015172011121815
Sunrise
6:58--7:26--6:56--7:24--6:54--7:03--
Sunset
-5:49--5:57--5:36--5:51--6:00--5:37-
Swell1 (m) & direction
3.5

SW
3.0

SW
3.0

SW
4.5

SW
0.2

E
0.3

E
3.5

SSW
3.0

SSW
2.2

S
1.9

SSW
1.7

SSW
1.7

SSW
1.5

SW
0.7

SE
5.0

SW
0.9

WSW
0.3

E
3.0

SSW
Period (s)151414121010111212121212121013101011
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.5

E
0.4

ESE
0.4

ESE

-

-

-
0.2

E
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

SE
1.1

SE
1.0

SE
0.9

SE
1.0

ESE
0.6

SSW
0.7

SE
0.3

SE
0.2

E
Period (s)9109---999891010101010910
Wind waves (m) & direction
-

-

-
4.5

SW
5.0

SW
5.0

SSW

-
4.0

SSW

-

-

-
0.4

WSW
0.6

W
2.5

WSW
0.4

N
3.5

SW
3.5

SSW
4.5

SSW
Period (s)---121212-13---34113121111