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Port Alfred to Kei Mouth

Weekend 18 February 2017

Coast on Friday recovers from a previous beasterly blow in glassy light N to NW breezes and a sickly mixed up east windswell 2-5ft or more. It's the leftovers from Cyclone Dineo. A strong onshore picks up in arvi and it goes pears. Saturday honking NE beasterly onshore is smashing the coast, but it glasses off about lunchtime, briefly going light NW before a fresh going strong SW buster rips thro. A proper 4-5' groundswell is starting to build in the arvi but a bit too much wind for comfort. Sunday strong S means not epic conditions. Lots of quite solid SSW swell 4-6'. Monday onshores continue despite 4' leftovers. Tuesday lekker new SSW groundswell 4-6' again makes landfall on open coast but again, a nasty NE beasterly ruins it.

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Eastern Cape East

  • Sea Temp: 22.5 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:50 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:51 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 23

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Fri 24

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Sat 25

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 11  
      • 13  
  • Sun 26

      • 14  
      • 15  
      • 15  
      • 16  
      • 17  
  • Mon 27

      • 13  
      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 9  
  • Tue 28

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
  • Wed 01

      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 7  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 23

      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 23  
      08
      • 23  
      11
      • 23  
      14
      • 23  
      17
      • 22  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 8  
      08
      • 22  
      11
      • 24  
      14
      • 28  
      17
      • 28  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 27  
      08
      • 27  
      11
      • 27  
      14
      • 27  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Mon 27

      • 15  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Tue 28

      • 10  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 22  
      17
      • 24  
      20
  • Wed 01

      • 17  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 15  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      023-43-43-4
      053-42-32-3
      082-32-32-3
      112-32-32-3
      142-32-32-3
      172-32-32-3
      202-32-32-3
      232-32-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.32.211.4SSW205
      7.12.211.3SSW204
      6.92.111.2SSW202
      6.82.111.1SSW201
      6.62.011.0SSW199
      6.62.010.9SSW196
      6.72.010.8SSW193
      6.92.110.7S189

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      916ENE71Mod. Wind
      816ENE78Mod. Wind
      1019E83Mod. Wind
      1121ENE76Mod. Wind
      1324ENE70Mod. Wind
      1529ENE67Fresh Wind
      1833ENE60Fresh Wind
      1936NE52Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:09 AM/1.62m
        • 2:17 PM/1.71m
      • Low
        • 8:11 AM/0.77m
        • 8:30 PM/0.62m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      022-32-32-3
      052-32-32-3
      082-32-32-3
      112-32-33-4
      141-22-31-2
      171-21-21-2
      201-21-21-2
      231-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.12.210.6S178
      7.32.210.4S172
      7.72.310.3SSE166
      8.02.48.0ESE110
      8.12.57.0ENE72
      8.22.56.7ENE60
      8.22.56.8ENE60
      8.12.56.8ENE61

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2037NE51Fresh Wind
      2140NE49Strong Wind
      2342NE46Strong Wind
      2343NE44Strong Wind
      2343NE46Strong Wind
      2343NE46Strong Wind
      2242NE42Strong Wind
      2241NE38Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:43 AM/1.77m
        • 2:52 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 8:46 AM/0.63m
        • 9:03 PM/0.49m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      021-21-21-2
      051-21-21-2
      082-32-32-3
      111-22-32-3
      141-21-22-3
      173-42-33-5
      204-63-55-7
      234-64-56-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.02.46.9ENE60
      7.32.26.9ENE61
      6.82.18.0E96
      7.12.18.7SSE163
      8.42.66.5WSW254
      11.03.37.9WSW242
      13.14.09.1WSW237
      13.34.19.6SW235

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2139NE36Strong Wind
      1324NNE26Mod. Wind
      815NW325Mod. Wind
      2242SW234Strong Wind
      2444SW234Strong Wind
      2853SW232Near Gale
      2851SW229Near Gale
      2445SW230Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:14 AM/1.91m
        • 3:24 PM/1.95m
      • Low
        • 9:20 AM/0.50m
        • 9:34 PM/0.38m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      025-74-66-8
      055-74-66-8
      086-85-76-8
      116-86-88-10
      148-108-1010-12
      1710-1210-1210-12
      2010-1210-1210-12
      2310-1210-1210-12
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      13.14.09.7SW231
      13.34.09.8SW228
      13.94.210.0SW225
      14.64.510.8SW220
      15.44.712.5SSW212
      16.24.912.7SSW209
      16.75.112.9SSW206
      16.35.012.9SSW204

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2546SW235Strong Wind
      2547WSW238Strong Wind
      2750WSW237Strong Wind
      2750SW235Strong Wind
      2751SW231Strong Wind
      2751SW226Strong Wind
      2547SW219Strong Wind
      2242SW216Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:45 AM/2.03m
        • 3:57 PM/2.04m
      • Low
        • 9:52 AM/0.39m
        • 10:05 PM/0.30m
  • Mon 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      0210-1210-128-10
      058-108-108-10
      088-106-86-8
      116-86-85-7
      145-75-75-7
      174-64-64-5
      204-54-53-5
      233-43-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      15.44.712.8SSW202
      14.34.312.5SSW201
      13.24.012.3SSW200
      12.13.711.9SSW199
      11.23.411.6SSW199
      10.33.111.3SSW197
      9.42.911.0SSW197
      8.62.610.8SSW198

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1935SW217Fresh Wind
      1732SW220Fresh Wind
      1527SW215Fresh Wind
      1324SW216Mod. Wind
      1222SSW206Mod. Wind
      1019S190Mod. Wind
      713S170Mod. Wind
      36SE124Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:17 AM/2.12m
        • 4:30 PM/2.08m
      • Low
        • 10:24 AM/0.32m
        • 10:36 PM/0.26m
  • Tue 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      023-43-43-4
      052-32-32-3
      082-32-32-3
      112-32-32-3
      142-32-32-3
      172-32-32-3
      202-32-33-4
      230-10-10-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.92.410.6SSW194
      7.32.210.3SSW194
      6.92.110.1SSW196
      6.72.09.9SSW192
      6.72.09.7SSW191
      7.12.210.7SSW207
      7.92.410.5SW229
      8.82.77.0NNE30

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      47ENE58Light Wind
      612NE55Light Wind
      1019NE47Mod. Wind
      1426NE47Mod. Wind
      1733NE54Fresh Wind
      2240NE55Strong Wind
      2445NE46Strong Wind
      2547NE41Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:50 AM/2.17m
        • 5:04 PM/2.08m
      • Low
        • 10:58 AM/0.30m
        • 11:09 PM/0.27m
  • Wed 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      020-11-20-1
      050-11-20-1
      083-53-44-5
      113-53-54-5
      143-43-43-5
      173-43-43-5
      203-43-43-5
      233-43-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.42.97.0NNE32
      9.32.87.4NNE33
      8.82.713.3SW223
      8.32.515.4SW223
      7.92.414.9SW225
      7.82.414.5SW226
      7.72.414.3SW227
      7.62.313.8SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2445NE37Strong Wind
      2139NNE33Strong Wind
      1731NNE27Fresh Wind
      815NW309Mod. Wind
      1222SW222Mod. Wind
      1528SSW209Fresh Wind
      1629SSW191Fresh Wind
      1223S172Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:24 AM/2.16m
        • 5:40 PM/2.04m
      • Low
        • 11:32 AM/0.33m
        • 11:43 PM/0.32m

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