Mossel Bay is a beautiful coast, located in between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, at 400 km/248 mi of distance both ways. It is surrounded by the sunbathed peninsula and the beautiful waters of the Indian Ocean. It offers a mild climate all year round, making it a perfect winter break destination.The weather is influenced by the Aghulas current of the Indian Ocean and by the presence of the Outeniqua mountains.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Kings Beach Groyne, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Kings Beach Groyne or The Groyne is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf all year long. To reach the spot, park your car at Dingle Avenue and jump off the rocks. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. Offshore winds blow from the west and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. In addition, the best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal tide position is mid tide.
The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. The spot is appropriate for experienced surfers only. Keep in mind that, you will not have much competition to ”book” a wave here, as it not a crowded site. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 6%, in autumn the wind blows at 17%, in winter at 29% and in spring at 11%.
Last but not least, apart from surfing Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of sharks, rips, rocks and urchins.