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North of Zinkwazi

Tuesday 29 November 2016

Fresh SSW buster blows Tuesday becoming moderate SE in the arvi. Surf looks small, lumpy 1-3' SSW windswell, with only south-facing or very exposed coast picking up anything. Rest of the coast is flat. Wednesday soft 2' SE windswell might be around in light NW at dawn, puffing glassy variable and fun for longboarding with a very long longboard. Mushy moderate SE kills off the morning from lunchtime. Thursday ocean lacks energy and it may be flat or broken looking 1-2' from SE windswell. Winds maybe be light early but it will give way to fresh to strong SSE buster cross beasterly by arvi. Friday leftover buster cross beast wind blows fresh SSE easing to moderate ESE to East ordinary beasterly breeze. Surf mostly irrelevant. Saturday glaced pears and whipped mousse in frisky onshores.

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KZN North Coast

  • Sea Temp: 22.2 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:47 PM
  • Sunrise: 4:47 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Wed 07

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  • Thu 08

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  • Fri 09

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  • Sat 10

      • 9  
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  • Sun 11

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  • Mon 12

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  • Tue 13

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Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Wed 07

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      • 11  
      20
  • Thu 08

      • 16  
      08
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      11
      • 18  
      14
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      17
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      20
  • Fri 09

      • 19  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 0  
      17
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      20
  • Sat 10

      • 21  
      08
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      11
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  • Sun 11

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      20
  • Mon 12

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  • Tue 13

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Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Wed 07
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      201-20-10-1
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.31.311.6SSW208
      4.31.311.4SSW206

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1120NE55Mod. Wind
      917NE46Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:53 AM/1.53m
      • Low
        • 2:16 AM/0.65m
        • 3:15 PM/0.80m
  • Thu 08
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      021-20-11-2
      051-20-11-2
      081-20-11-2
      111-21-21-2
      141-21-21-2
      170-10-10-1
      200-10-10-1
      230-10-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.51.411.2SSW205
      4.81.511.0SSW205
      5.11.58.4S188
      5.01.58.0SSE158
      5.11.67.0ESE102
      5.51.75.4NE44
      6.21.95.5NE45
      7.02.16.0NE49

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222NNE26Mod. Wind
      1732NNE18Fresh Wind
      1631N2Fresh Wind
      1528N5Fresh Wind
      1833NNE23Fresh Wind
      2139NNE32Strong Wind
      2343NE35Strong Wind
      2445NNE27Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:23 AM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 3:39 AM/0.70m
        • 4:52 PM/0.77m
  • Fri 09
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      020-10-11-2
      050-10-11-2
      080-10-10-1
      110-10-10-1
      140-10-10-1
      170-10-10-1
      200-10-10-1
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.12.26.3NE45
      7.02.16.4NE41
      6.82.16.4NE35
      6.42.06.4NNE31
      5.91.86.3NNE29
      5.41.66.1NNE31
      5.21.66.0NNE33
      6.41.96.3SSW212

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038N10Fresh Wind
      2038N5Fresh Wind
      1935N1Fresh Wind
      1630NNW348Fresh Wind
      917NNW348Mod. Wind
      01SE140Calm
      1528SSW201Fresh Wind
      2139SSW192Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:47 AM/1.63m
      • Low
        • 5:11 AM/0.66m
        • 6:13 PM/0.66m
  • Sat 10
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-30-11-2
      053-40-12-3
      083-40-12-3
      113-40-12-3
      143-40-12-3
      173-40-12-3
      203-40-12-3
      233-40-12-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.92.46.5SSW204
      8.72.67.8SSW204
      8.62.68.7SSW203
      8.22.510.6SSW207
      7.82.410.4SSW204
      7.72.410.4SSW201
      7.82.410.2SSW198
      7.82.410.1SSW197

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2242S189Strong Wind
      2242S182Strong Wind
      2138S177Strong Wind
      1733S169Fresh Wind
      1833SSE152Fresh Wind
      1834SE146Fresh Wind
      2037SE141Fresh Wind
      1732SE144Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:18 AM/1.52m
        • 12:52 PM/1.76m
      • Low
        • 6:26 AM/0.56m
        • 7:14 PM/0.50m
  • Sun 11
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-40-12-3
      052-31-22-3
      082-31-22-3
      112-30-12-3
      142-30-12-3
      172-30-11-2
      202-30-11-2
      232-30-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.62.310.2SSW196
      7.52.39.1S185
      7.22.29.0S184
      6.82.110.0SSW194
      6.72.09.8SSW193
      6.62.011.0SSW202
      6.31.910.9SSW201
      6.11.910.8SSW200

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1733SSE157Fresh Wind
      1834SSE150Fresh Wind
      1528SE139Fresh Wind
      1528SE138Fresh Wind
      1630ESE123Fresh Wind
      1528ESE119Fresh Wind
      1325ESE118Mod. Wind
      1223ESE118Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:20 AM/1.67m
        • 1:45 PM/1.89m
      • Low
        • 7:26 AM/0.44m
        • 8:04 PM/0.35m
  • Mon 12
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-30-11-2
      052-30-11-2
      082-30-11-2
      112-30-11-2
      142-30-11-2
      172-30-11-2
      202-30-11-2
      232-30-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.01.810.6SSW199
      6.01.812.0SSW208
      6.01.811.9SSW208
      5.81.811.8SSW208
      5.71.811.7SSW207
      5.81.811.5SSW206
      5.91.811.3SSW205
      5.91.811.2SSW204

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222SE124Mod. Wind
      1427SE126Mod. Wind
      1426ESE107Mod. Wind
      1121E96Mod. Wind
      1120E89Mod. Wind
      1426E83Mod. Wind
      1528ENE69Fresh Wind
      1325NE55Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:11 AM/1.81m
        • 2:32 PM/2.01m
      • Low
        • 8:16 AM/0.32m
        • 8:49 PM/0.22m
  • Tue 13
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-30-11-2
      051-20-11-2
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      141-21-21-2
      172-31-21-2
      201-21-21-2
      231-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.71.711.2SSW204
      5.51.711.1SSW203
      5.41.611.0SSW202
      5.41.610.0S189
      5.41.78.7SSE150
      5.51.77.8ESE110
      5.51.77.1E88
      5.31.67.6E95

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222NE41Mod. Wind
      1223NNE32Mod. Wind
      1427NNE28Mod. Wind
      1630NNE21Fresh Wind
      1732NNE23Fresh Wind
      1833NNE29Fresh Wind
      1731NE34Fresh Wind
      1426NNE31Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:57 AM/1.93m
        • 3:15 PM/2.08m
      • Low
        • 9:02 AM/0.24m
        • 9:31 PM/0.14m

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