What does orange mean on Surfline?

Each swell period is denoted by a colored line (blue for six seconds, orange for 13 seconds, purple for 20 seconds, etc.) on the wave-height chart, allowing you to measure whether there are any swells in the water with a particular wave period.

How big are the waves in Melkbosstrand?

Current Surf Report for Melkbosstrand Current Conditions

Low 2:52AM 2.56ft
High 9:18AM 3.41ft
Low 3:08PM 2.85ft
High 9:54PM 3.64ft

What are ideal surf conditions?

Wind Direction Offshore winds are ideal for surfing because the groom the waves surface and can result in a barreling wave. Ideal conditions for surfing would include absolutely no wind. This is called glassy conditions, and a surfers dream scenario.

Where can I surf in Melkbosstrand?

Nearby Spots

  • Van Riebeeckstrand. 1.4 miles – NW.
  • Bloubergstrand. 5.2 miles – SE.
  • Big Bay. 5.3 miles – SE.
  • Robben Island. 7.3 miles – SW.
  • Sunset Beach. 9.7 miles – SE.
  • Silverstroomstrand. 10.7 miles – NW.
  • Milnerton Beach. 11.5 miles – SE.

What is Lola surf condition?

LOLA is Surfline’s global swell model that is continuously updated and corrected with real-time information. Due to all of the information continuously collected by the model, LOLA forecasts can change daily so we always recommend that you use the human Surfline forecast as the final word for upcoming swell events.

Is it better to surf during high or low tide?

The best tide for surfing in most cases is low, to an incoming medium tide. Keep in mind low-tide on shallow surf breaks jack the waves up higher, leaving less room between the water’s surface and ocean bottom. Always know the area you’re surfing and avoid shallow reef and rock obstacles if possible.

Can you surf in 1 ft waves?

Most surfers will call an average height rather than basing a session on rogue set waves/ the biggest of the day. As a general rule, if it’s only 1ft, it’s pretty difficult to surf on, unless you longboard or are a lightweight grom/ shredding machine!

What is the most accurate surf report?

1. Surfline. Based in Huntington Beach, CA, Surfline is the best and most popular surf report website on the web (receives over one million visitors each month). They offer the most accurate and reliable surf reports for almost anywhere imaginable in the world.

Can you surf in Paternoster?

Paternoster, a picture postcard fishing village north of Langebaan on the West Coast, isn’t exactly famous for its waves. Paternoster, north of Langebaan on the West Coast, seemed like a good compromise. Not a Mecca for surfers, although it’s not far from the legendary left at Elands Bay.

Can you surf in Langebaan?

Whether on a boogie board, surfboard, SUP board, windsurfer or kiteboard, you’ll find some great waves to ride near the northern end of Langebaan Lagoon. And if the surf isn’t working here, there are other great surf spots on the West Coast and Cape Town is only an hour away.

What does Lola stand for?


Acronym Definition
LOLA Laughing Out Loud Again
LOLA Laugh Out Loud Always
LOLA Logic and Language (Symposium)
LOLA Logistics On-Line Access

What is the best time to surf?

The best time of day to surf is generally in the early morning (around sunrise) and in the late evening (around sunset) when there is swell in the water.

Are there any surf breaks at Melkbos Beach?

Melkbos offers several surf spots in a small area amidst a thriving West Coast surf scene. The beach has a slight kink to it, making the main breaks of Tube Wave and A-House offshore in the prevailing summer southeasterlies.

Where are the best surf spots in South Africa?

Bursting with surf shops, shapers, factory stores and brand HQs, Durban is the surfing capital of South Africa. The weather is warm. The waves are consistent. There is a huge variety of spots – soft sandbars, grinding reefs, dredging beach breaks and, not far away, long tubing point breaks.

When does the surf start at Orange Beach?

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