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Far North (Zinkwazi and beyond)

Tuesday 22 April 2014

Up to 3-4' surf Tuesday hit by strong N winds up by R Bay, with light N to NW going glassy variable down south. Wednesday calm early in south, with fresh NNW landbreeze early and 2-4' open coast surf about. Thursday vicious rorting SW buster smacks southern coast moving rapidly up north, starting here fresh S going strong in arvi. Kills off a 3' SE swell. Friday could fire 4-6' in moderate to fresh straight W offshore. Nice energy to swell, with solid 6' bombs on direct coast and plenty of S in the direction. Winds stay offshore too. So far. Saturday swell gone. Surf 3' in maybe landbreeze early otherwise mild moderate N winds.

Neutral Neutral Cry Cool Neutral
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KZN North Coast
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KZN North Coast

  • Sea Temp: 24.4 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:27 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:20 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 24

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Fri 25

      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 10  
  • Sat 26

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sun 27

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 9  
      • 10  
  • Mon 28

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Tue 29

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Wed 30

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 12  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 7  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 6  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 24

      • 11  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Fri 25

      • 21  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Sat 26

      • 6  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Sun 27

      • 9  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 25  
      17
      • 23  
      20
  • Mon 28

      • 21  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Tue 29

      • 4  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 5  
      20
  • Wed 30

      • 19  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      082-30-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      141-20-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      203-41-22-3
      233-41-23-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.71.711.6SSW197
      5.51.711.4S190
      5.51.711.2S189
      5.81.811.0S189
      6.42.015.5SSW192
      7.52.315.1SSW192

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121NNW340Mod. Wind
      1324NNW335Mod. Wind
      1223NNW334Mod. Wind
      815NW312Mod. Wind
      1324SSW209Mod. Wind
      1834SSW193Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:15 PM/1.47m
      • Low
        • 6:03 AM/0.72m
        • 6:28 PM/0.64m
  • Fri 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      024-51-23-5
      053-51-23-4
      085-71-24-5
      115-71-24-5
      145-71-24-6
      175-71-24-6
      204-61-24-5
      234-51-23-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.92.714.6SSW194
      10.63.28.8SSW195
      11.83.610.0SSW198
      11.93.610.1SSW196
      11.43.512.5SSW195
      10.83.312.4SSW193
      10.33.112.4SSW194
      9.52.912.3SSW195

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2241SSW205Strong Wind
      2445SSW212Strong Wind
      2139SSW213Strong Wind
      1935SW218Fresh Wind
      1833SSW213Fresh Wind
      1325SSW196Mod. Wind
      917S179Mod. Wind
      37SSE166Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:50 AM/1.64m
        • 1:19 PM/1.62m
      • Low
        • 7:10 AM/0.56m
        • 7:26 PM/0.49m
  • Sat 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-51-23-4
      053-41-23-4
      083-41-22-3
      112-30-12-3
      142-31-22-3
      172-31-22-3
      201-21-22-3
      231-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.612.2SSW192
      7.82.412.0SSW192
      7.32.211.8SSW192
      6.82.111.6SSW192
      6.41.911.4S183
      6.01.811.3S182
      5.81.811.2S181
      5.51.711.1S179

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      25WNW293Calm
      48NW315Light Wind
      611NNW343Light Wind
      1019N352Mod. Wind
      1324N0Mod. Wind
      1427N9Mod. Wind
      1325NNE11Mod. Wind
      1324N6Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:42 AM/1.78m
        • 2:05 PM/1.76m
      • Low
        • 7:58 AM/0.41m
        • 8:11 PM/0.36m
  • Sun 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      021-21-21-2
      051-21-21-2
      082-30-11-2
      112-30-12-3
      143-40-12-3
      172-30-12-3
      203-41-23-4
      233-41-23-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.31.611.5S176
      5.31.611.7SSE169
      5.51.714.4SSW201
      6.01.813.8SSW202
      7.12.113.5SSW202
      8.72.66.9S190
      9.52.97.4S189
      9.93.07.7S190

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917NNW348Mod. Wind
      59W278Light Wind
      917SSW193Mod. Wind
      1529S185Fresh Wind
      2240S179Strong Wind
      2546S182Strong Wind
      2343S176Strong Wind
      2343S181Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:24 AM/1.91m
        • 2:45 PM/1.87m
      • Low
        • 8:38 AM/0.29m
        • 8:51 PM/0.27m
  • Mon 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-41-23-4
      053-41-23-4
      083-41-23-4
      114-61-23-5
      144-60-13-4
      174-50-13-4
      204-50-13-4
      233-50-13-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.93.07.8S190
      9.83.07.7S187
      9.73.07.8S182
      9.42.914.2SSW201
      9.22.813.6SSW201
      8.92.713.4SSW202
      8.62.613.2SSW202
      8.22.512.8SSW200

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2241S181Strong Wind
      2241S174Strong Wind
      2138S172Strong Wind
      1834S175Fresh Wind
      1631S173Fresh Wind
      1427S170Mod. Wind
      1121SSE160Mod. Wind
      714SSE149Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:02 AM/1.99m
        • 3:21 PM/1.94m
      • Low
        • 9:14 AM/0.21m
        • 9:26 PM/0.21m
  • Tue 29
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-40-12-3
      053-40-12-3
      083-40-12-3
      112-30-12-3
      142-30-12-3
      172-30-12-3
      202-30-12-3
      232-30-12-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.72.412.6SSW201
      7.42.212.5SSW200
      7.02.112.4SSW200
      6.72.012.4SSW198
      6.42.012.4SSW196
      6.21.912.3SSW193
      5.91.812.3S190
      5.71.712.0S186

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      24SSE159Calm
      12NW306Calm
      49NNW342Light Wind
      917NNW336Mod. Wind
      1019NNW339Mod. Wind
      816N350Mod. Wind
      510NW325Light Wind
      714SW222Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:36 AM/2.03m
        • 3:55 PM/1.97m
      • Low
        • 9:48 AM/0.17m
        • 10:00 PM/0.20m
  • Wed 30
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-30-12-3
      052-30-12-3
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      143-40-12-3
      173-50-13-4
      204-50-13-4
      234-50-13-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.71.711.9S186
      6.01.811.8S186
      6.62.06.2S180
      6.92.16.9S181
      7.22.213.4SSW200
      8.12.513.1SSW201
      8.92.712.6SSW202
      8.92.712.3SSW201

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1427SSW191Mod. Wind
      1732S185Fresh Wind
      1935S178Fresh Wind
      1731S178Fresh Wind
      1426S170Mod. Wind
      1426SSE151Mod. Wind
      1121SE134Mod. Wind
      917ESE119Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:09 AM/2.02m
        • 4:28 PM/1.95m
      • Low
        • 10:21 AM/0.18m
        • 10:33 PM/0.24m

Comments  

 
0 #4 Chris Mason 2011-03-17 14:35
Looking good...Enjoy Steve-o!
 
 
0 #3 Steve-o 2011-02-14 11:10
Friday morning looking good. Here's hoping it doesn't push forward to Thursday night
 
 
0 #2 Chris Mason 2011-01-24 13:09
All good Steve-o! Will keep 'em coming!
 
 
0 #1 Steve-o 2011-01-19 15:01
Thanks for the detailed forecast Chris!
 
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renaygroustra Brilliant way to start the day.Little spin around the Peninsula and a check up on the surf. 1-2ft max. @WavescapeSA http://t.co/T3g6KrNHeN
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