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Surfing in Pletternberg Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape South Africa

Swells:
2-5m (6-15ft)
Best months :
April - October
Garden Route is a popular stretch of the south-eastern coastline of South Africa. It is sandwiched between the Indian Ocean and the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains. It provides with a mild oceanic climate with mild to warm summers and mild to cool winters and considered second mildest climate after Hawaii according to the Guinness Book of Records.

Plettenberg Bay’s exposed beach break offers amazing point -break set up. Surfing here is excellent with strong and active swells. The spot has seasons with different wind directions. From March to September, the south westerlies and southerlies howl in to provide strong and active swells standing at 2-5 m/6-15 ft.

From November to March the winds shift to easterlies. Water temperatures normally range between 19-22°C (66.2-71.6°F). The best surfing season here is from April to October with dominant westerly wind direction with swells at 1-2 m/3-6 ft.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM George
14km(8.7miles) 22minutes
Head North towards R404 and continue with R404 to take the first right onto R102 and at roundabout, take the 1st exit onto the Main Rd to continue onto York St. The next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Courtenay St. and then take the 9th avenue onto Garden Route.
BY AIR
George Airport,
14km(8.7miles)

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