Port Alfred (Kowie)

Continent
Africa
Country
South Africa
Next Big City
East London, Port Elizabeth
Next Town
Bushman River
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Wave breaker
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Coming tide, Falling tide

Surfing hot spot. Beware out going tide, you could lose board. Gradual beach slope. Water 1m deep up to 100m out.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
January, December

Large beach and sand dunes.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE, ENE, E, SSW, SW
Main Direction:
NE, ENE, SW, WSW

Best easterly winds in South Africa. West wind gusty.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
Short walk

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Extra information

Rules
None

NSRI Patrol every Wednesday after 4pm.

Nightlife

Some nightlife available.