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North of Zinkwazi

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Notalotwegot Wednesday with 1-2' bumps open coast and a fresh NNW landbreeze devil blowing early, going miff NE beasterly onshore. Thursday some 3' swell around but winds in the far north look strong N, easing to glassy or light NW to W in the arvi, when a 3-4' open coast swell could be indicating some fun waves. Friday swell direction nice and South now and consistent 4' surf feasible open coast with fair to good morning options. Winds moderate N later. Strong busters on way in south. Saturday  general 3' surf but winds on the iffy side, with a lot of south in them. Light to moderate SSW to S in morning, moderate SE onshore in arvi. Sunday honking to ripping SSE buster is wreaking havoc.

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KZN North Coast

  • Sea Temp: 20.1 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:21 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:43 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 28

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Fri 29

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sat 30

      • 11  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 9  
  • Sun 31

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Mon 01

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Tue 02

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Wed 03

      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 28

      • 4  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Fri 29

      • 10  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Sat 30

      • 21  
      08
      • 23  
      11
      • 23  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Sun 31

      • 12  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Mon 01

      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Tue 02

      • 11  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Wed 03

      • 22  
      08
      • 23  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      024-63-43-4
      054-63-43-4
      084-63-43-4
      114-53-43-4
      144-52-33-4
      174-52-33-4
      203-52-33-4
      233-52-33-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.52.610.7E99
      8.42.610.5E99
      8.42.510.5E100
      8.32.510.5E101
      8.12.510.6E101
      7.82.410.8E101
      7.62.310.9E101
      7.52.310.9E100

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510SSW199Light Wind
      36SSW203Calm
      48NW322Light Wind
      1121NW317Mod. Wind
      1529WNW294Fresh Wind
      1020NW320Mod. Wind
      1223NNW339Mod. Wind
      1529NW326Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:21 AM/1.40m
      • Low
        • 4:08 AM/0.71m
        • 4:38 PM/0.72m
  • Fri 29
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-52-33-4
      053-52-33-4
      083-42-32-3
      113-42-32-3
      143-41-22-3
      173-41-22-3
      202-31-22-3
      233-41-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.42.310.9E100
      7.22.210.8E99
      7.02.110.8E98
      6.72.010.6E97
      6.41.910.6E97
      6.21.910.5E97
      6.11.910.4E96
      6.31.910.4E99

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528NW304Fresh Wind
      1325WNW292Mod. Wind
      1018W265Mod. Wind
      816WSW237Mod. Wind
      1019SSW202Mod. Wind
      1223S175Mod. Wind
      1325S171Mod. Wind
      1223S180Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:04 PM/1.43m
      • Low
        • 5:47 AM/0.70m
        • 6:16 PM/0.69m
  • Sat 30
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-42-32-3
      053-42-33-5
      084-61-24-5
      115-71-24-5
      145-71-24-5
      174-50-13-4
      203-50-13-4
      233-40-12-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.52.311.1SSE146
      9.32.811.2S181
      10.73.310.8SSW191
      11.63.510.4SSW196
      11.63.510.1SSW199
      10.63.29.8SSW200
      9.42.99.6SSW201
      8.42.69.2SSW198

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1427SSW202Mod. Wind
      1936SSW211Fresh Wind
      2140SSW212Strong Wind
      2344SSW213Strong Wind
      2343SSW212Strong Wind
      1936SSW200Fresh Wind
      1834S191Fresh Wind
      1631S188Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:40 AM/1.56m
        • 1:23 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 7:07 AM/0.60m
        • 7:31 PM/0.59m
  • Sun 31
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-30-12-3
      052-30-12-3
      082-31-22-3
      112-31-22-3
      142-32-33-4
      172-32-33-4
      203-42-33-4
      233-42-33-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.72.48.9SSW195
      7.42.28.7S189
      7.22.28.7S183
      7.22.29.5SSE166
      7.72.310.3SSE166
      8.42.610.8S171
      8.92.710.9S172
      8.92.711.0S170

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528S188Fresh Wind
      1528S183Fresh Wind
      1223S169Mod. Wind
      916SE145Mod. Wind
      612ESE119Light Wind
      713E95Mod. Wind
      714ENE72Mod. Wind
      713NE48Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:45 AM/1.67m
        • 2:19 PM/1.68m
      • Low
        • 8:05 AM/0.47m
        • 8:26 PM/0.47m
  • Mon 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-42-33-4
      053-42-33-4
      083-43-43-5
      113-53-43-4
      144-53-43-4
      174-53-43-4
      204-53-43-4
      234-53-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.82.711.0SSE168
      8.82.711.0SSE165
      8.92.710.9SSE162
      8.92.710.8SSE157
      8.92.710.7SSE153
      8.92.710.7SSE150
      8.72.610.8SSE147
      8.52.610.9SE144

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      713NNE27Mod. Wind
      918NE47Mod. Wind
      1020NNE30Mod. Wind
      1121N4Mod. Wind
      816N8Mod. Wind
      815NE48Mod. Wind
      1223ENE63Mod. Wind
      1325NE53Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:35 AM/1.77m
        • 3:03 PM/1.81m
      • Low
        • 8:50 AM/0.35m
        • 9:10 PM/0.37m
  • Tue 02
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      024-53-43-4
      054-53-42-3
      084-53-42-3
      114-53-43-4
      144-52-33-4
      174-52-33-4
      204-52-33-4
      234-52-33-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.32.510.8SE141
      8.12.510.5SE133
      8.02.410.3SE129
      8.02.410.2SE125
      7.92.410.1ESE120
      7.92.410.0ESE115
      7.92.49.9ESE113
      8.02.59.9ESE110

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325NE51Mod. Wind
      1020NE45Mod. Wind
      1120NE44Mod. Wind
      1324NE40Mod. Wind
      1427NE34Mod. Wind
      1630NE35Fresh Wind
      1833NNE32Fresh Wind
      2037NNE28Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:17 AM/1.86m
        • 3:42 PM/1.90m
      • Low
        • 9:30 AM/0.25m
        • 9:49 PM/0.30m
  • Wed 03
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      024-52-33-4
      054-52-33-4
      084-52-33-4
      114-52-33-4
      144-52-33-4
      173-42-33-4
      203-52-33-4
      233-50-12-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.12.59.9ESE107
      8.22.59.9ESE105
      8.42.59.9ESE103
      8.52.69.9E101
      8.32.59.8E100
      7.52.39.8E99
      8.02.48.9ESE110
      11.23.47.5SSW210

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038NNE19Fresh Wind
      2140NNE14Strong Wind
      2242N9Strong Wind
      2344N3Strong Wind
      2240N355Strong Wind
      1120NW324Mod. Wind
      2547SSW207Strong Wind
      3157SSW204Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:54 AM/1.92m
        • 4:17 PM/1.96m
      • Low
        • 10:05 AM/0.20m
        • 10:24 PM/0.26m

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