Praa Sands Surf Report

Praa Sands is a quality wave when it's working. Often provides a really heavy, barelly wave near high tide, breaking close to the beach. On the down side this is probably the most popular beach on the south coast and get's packed whenever there's a south coast swell and northerly wind.

Generally the best wave is right out in front of the Sand Bar at high tide although at a lower tide there can be some decent waves closer to the cliffs. It seems most days not much goes no between this end and Hendra at the other end on terms of waves.

Praa handles a reasonable size swell, I've seen it surfable up to about double head high, but it is heavy. The classic story is about Pete the Yank wiping out, thinking where's my board only to find it bungee-ing back, tail first into his eye - ouch!!

Sun 17/10

Surf report for Sun 17/10
 SwellPeriodSwell directionWind directionWind speed
6:002ft8s ° °12mph
12:003ft8s ° °11mph
18:003ft8s ° °14mph
Tide times
High 3:22am (4.81m)
Low 9:57am (1.58m)
High 3:39pm (5.15m)
Low 10:25pm (1.28m)
Daylight
First light07:14
Sunrise07:47
Sunset18:26
Dark18:59

Mon 18/10

Surf report for Mon 18/10
 SwellPeriodSwell directionWind directionWind speed
6:005ft6s ° °24mph
12:005ft7s ° °18mph
18:005ft8s ° °11mph
Tide times
High 4:07am (5.07m)
Low 10:44am (1.30m)
High 4:22pm (5.38m)
Low 11:07pm (1.09m)
Daylight
First light07:16
Sunrise07:48
Sunset18:24
Dark18:57

Tue 19/10

Surf report for Tue 19/10
 SwellPeriodSwell directionWind directionWind speed
6:008ft8s ° °30mph
12:008ft9s ° °25mph
18:008ft9s ° °26mph
Tide times
High 4:45am (5.26m)
Low 11:24am (1.13m)
High 4:59pm (5.51m)
Low 11:44pm (1.00m)
Daylight
First light07:17
Sunrise07:50
Sunset18:22
Dark18:55

Wed 20/10

Surf report for Wed 20/10
 SwellPeriodSwell directionWind directionWind speed
6:0010ft9s ° °29mph
12:0012ft9s ° °39mph
18:0015ft11s ° °36mph
Tide times
High 5:18am (5.38m)
Low 11:59am (1.05m)
High 5:32pm (5.55m)
Daylight
First light07:19
Sunrise07:52
Sunset18:20
Dark18:53

Thu 21/10

Surf report for Thu 21/10
 SwellPeriodSwell directionWind directionWind speed
6:0013ft11s ° °30mph
12:0012ft11s ° °28mph
18:009ft11s ° °18mph
Tide times
Low 12:17am (0.99m)
High 5:49am (5.43m)
Low 12:32pm (1.04m)
High 6:03pm (5.53m)
Daylight
First light07:20
Sunrise07:53
Sunset18:18
Dark18:51

Fri 22/10

Surf report for Fri 22/10
 SwellPeriodSwell directionWind directionWind speed
6:006ft10s ° °17mph
12:005ft10s ° °11mph
18:004ft9s ° °5mph
Tide times
Low 12:47am (1.04m)
High 6:19am (5.44m)
Low 1:03pm (1.09m)
High 6:34pm (5.46m)
Daylight
First light07:22
Sunrise07:55
Sunset18:16
Dark18:49