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North of Zinkwazi

Monday 23 May 2016

Plenty smallish east swell around 2-3' Monday with a fresh N wind going strong at times. Tuesday a new swell making its way up the coast but the winds are pumping from the north. Wednesday kiff 3-4' swell around in light W offshore. Open coast and reefs could be super fun. Wind puffs light W early, moderate SW later. Thursday if expected SE breeze holds off for a while might be fun 2-4' surf early on open coast, otherwise a light to moderate onshore due. Friday similar winds, but more swell filling in all day, with 3-5' long range sets slowly gathering on open coast in arvi.

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KZN North Coast

  • Sea Temp: 22.0 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:05 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:40 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 26

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      • 6  
      • 6  
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  • Fri 27

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
  • Sat 28

      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Sun 29

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Mon 30

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Tue 31

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 01

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 16  
      14
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      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 16  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 16  
      14
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      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 26

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        -
      •    
        -
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Fri 27

      • 6  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 5  
      14
      • 6  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Sat 28

      • 6  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Sun 29

      • 1  
      08
      • 1  
      11
      • 2  
      14
      • 4  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Mon 30

      • 9  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Tue 31

      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Wed 01

      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 10  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 26
    • Beach forecast

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

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.11.912.6SSW204
      5.91.812.5SSW204
      5.61.712.2SSW202
      5.41.611.8SSW201

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325SSE150Mod. Wind
      1324SSE147Mod. Wind
      1223SE142Mod. Wind
      1018SE138Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:59 AM/1.72m
        • 6:27 PM/1.70m
      • Low
        • 12:12 PM/0.41m
  • Fri 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      021-20-11-2
      051-20-11-2
      081-20-11-2
      112-30-11-2
      142-30-11-2
      173-40-11-2
      203-40-12-3
      233-50-12-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.11.611.7SSW202
      4.91.511.7SSW202
      4.91.512.2SSW203
      5.11.616.1SSW210
      5.51.715.6SSW210
      6.11.915.3SSW210
      6.62.015.8SSW209
      7.02.117.3SSW205

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815SE138Mod. Wind
      713SE136Mod. Wind
      612SE134Light Wind
      510SE129Light Wind
      59SE126Light Wind
      611ESE111Light Wind
      714ESE108Mod. Wind
      815ESE110Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:40 AM/1.62m
      • Low
        • 12:36 AM/0.54m
        • 12:54 PM/0.49m
  • Sat 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-50-13-4
      053-50-13-4
      083-50-12-3
      113-50-12-3
      144-50-13-4
      174-50-13-4
      204-50-13-4
      233-50-12-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.32.216.9SSW205
      7.32.216.5SSW205
      7.42.316.1SSW206
      7.62.315.7SSW207
      7.92.416.0SSW206
      8.12.516.3SSW205
      8.02.415.6SSW207
      7.62.314.9SSW209

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611ESE116Light Wind
      510SE135Light Wind
      612SE146Light Wind
      713SSE152Mod. Wind
      714SSE149Mod. Wind
      714SE137Mod. Wind
      714SE128Mod. Wind
      510ESE117Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:30 AM/1.52m
      • Low
        • 1:26 AM/0.63m
        • 1:47 PM/0.58m
  • Sun 29
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-40-12-3
      053-40-12-3
      082-30-11-2
      112-30-11-2
      142-30-11-2
      172-30-11-2
      201-20-11-2
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.12.214.6SSW209
      6.52.014.4SSW209
      6.01.814.1SSW209
      5.61.713.8SSW209
      5.31.613.6SSW208
      5.11.613.4SSW207
      4.91.513.2SSW206
      4.81.412.9SSW204

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      25ESE123Calm
      13SSE157Calm
      12ESE118Calm
      12NE53Calm
      23NE41Calm
      48ENE66Light Wind
      916ENE58Mod. Wind
      1019NE49Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:40 AM/1.43m
      • Low
        • 2:34 AM/0.71m
        • 2:59 PM/0.65m
  • Mon 30
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      021-20-11-2
      051-20-11-2
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      141-20-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      202-31-21-2
      232-31-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.71.412.7SSW204
      4.71.412.5SSW205
      4.71.412.4SSW206
      4.71.412.1SSW200
      4.71.411.8SSW200
      4.81.510.9S190
      5.01.510.0SE127
      5.21.610.0SE125

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019NE43Mod. Wind
      1019NE45Mod. Wind
      918NE51Mod. Wind
      714NE54Mod. Wind
      713ENE71Mod. Wind
      1018ENE77Mod. Wind
      1121ENE70Mod. Wind
      1122ENE65Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:12 AM/1.40m
      • Low
        • 4:04 AM/0.73m
        • 4:29 PM/0.66m
  • Tue 31
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-31-21-2
      052-31-21-2
      082-31-21-2
      112-31-21-2
      141-21-21-2
      172-31-21-2
      202-31-21-2
      231-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.31.69.2ESE103
      5.31.69.9ESE122
      5.31.69.1E100
      5.21.69.0E100
      5.21.68.9E99
      5.31.68.8E99
      5.31.68.7E99
      5.21.68.6E99

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121ENE67Mod. Wind
      1019ENE71Mod. Wind
      1019ENE71Mod. Wind
      1019ENE66Mod. Wind
      1018ENE67Mod. Wind
      1122ENE67Mod. Wind
      1222ENE58Mod. Wind
      1120NE51Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:41 AM/1.47m
      • Low
        • 5:32 AM/0.66m
        • 5:52 PM/0.59m
  • Wed 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      021-20-11-2
      051-20-11-2
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      141-20-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      201-21-21-2
      231-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.11.58.0E89
      4.91.58.0E89
      4.81.58.0E89
      4.81.48.0E89
      4.71.48.0E89
      4.81.58.0E90
      5.01.58.1E90
      5.51.78.5E90

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917NE41Mod. Wind
      815NE34Mod. Wind
      816NE35Mod. Wind
      815NNE26Mod. Wind
      814NNE27Mod. Wind
      1018NE40Mod. Wind
      1222NE36Mod. Wind
      1324NNE27Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:18 AM/1.66m
        • 12:51 PM/1.59m
      • Low
        • 6:42 AM/0.53m
        • 6:58 PM/0.47m

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