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.
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Surfing in Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, New South Wales Australia
It is considered to be the best surf beach in the eastern suburbs. This spot is an exposed beach and reef break, that has dependable surf at all stages on the tide. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 3 ft-5 ft /1 m-1.5 m to 6 ft/2 m. The best time for waves is in autumn. The site is appropriate for more experienced surfers.
Offshore winds blow from the northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. In summer the wind blows offshore at 14%, in autumn the wind blows at 18%, in winter at 16% and in spring at 16%. Stroll along the beachfront and enjoy the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
Note: it is crowded during weekends. Watch out for rocks, rips, pollution and crowds.