Surfing in St. Lucia, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Wind factor:
15-18 knots
Waves :
1.5- 3.5m/4-11ft
The Elephant coast is located on the eastern seaboard of South Africa. It stretches along the Indian Ocean in the east, it borders with Mozambique in the north while the south-west lies on the Zululand. Extending inland across the Lubombo mountains and the famous Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, which is the oldest in Africa and home to the big 5.

Elephant coast is an extraordinary untamed area, promising an unforgettable adventure with amazing scenic beauty and unique experiences. St. Lucia is an exposed beach and reef break that occassionally works.

Summer time offers best conditions for surfing with NW offshore winds and waves at the beach break both left and right. Wind strength here stands at 15-18 knots with November being the windiest month with 18 knots. Wave factor here is between 1.5 -3.5 m/4-11 ft.

Since it is an open beach, it is open to elements and one needs to be cautious of rocks and sharks. It is also advisable to stay close to the shore due to rip currents.