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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Umtentweni

South Africa, Hibiscous Coast

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 30° 43.001' S
Longitude: 30° 28.698' E

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 Access

Just before entering Port Shepstone take the Umtentweni off ramp.

English (Translate this text in English): Just before entering Port Shepstone take the Umtentweni off ramp.

English (Translate this text in English): Just before entering Port Shepstone take the Umtentweni off ramp.

English (Translate this text in English): Just before entering Port Shepstone take the Umtentweni off ramp.

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Tweni

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Ordinary

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind directionNorthWest, West

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide position

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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- Rocks
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 Additional Information

Nice breaks from both left or right, amazing shorebreak on some days whih are deadly but not surfable.

English (Translate this text in English): Nice breaks from both left or right, amazing shorebreak on some days whih are deadly but not surfable.

English (Translate this text in English): Nice breaks from both left or right, amazing shorebreak on some days whih are deadly but not surfable.

English (Translate this text in English): Nice breaks from both left or right, amazing shorebreak on some days whih are deadly but not surfable.

Atmosphere

Long running beach which can offer many types of waves. enjoy. Regional classic isolated yet close to the main town of Port Shepstone. A place to visit when the wave is cranking.

English (Translate this text in English): Long running beach which can offer many types of waves. enjoy. Regional classic isolated yet close to the main town of Port Shepstone. A place to visit when the wave is cranking.

English (Translate this text in English): Long running beach which can offer many types of waves. enjoy. Regional classic isolated yet close to the main town of Port Shepstone. A place to visit when the wave is cranking.

English (Translate this text in English): Long running beach which can offer many types of waves. enjoy. Regional classic isolated yet close to the main town of Port Shepstone. A place to visit when the wave is cranking.

General

Relatively active crew of locals

English (Translate this text in English): Relatively active crew of locals

English (Translate this text in English): Relatively active crew of locals

English (Translate this text in English): Relatively active crew of locals

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South Africa

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