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North of Zinkwazi

Thursday 11 February 2016

Lots of east swell pours thro Thursday with mild early winds puffing southerly, moderate or so. Friday lekker fun stream of 4' east swell keeps on keeping on. Lekker dawnie with good winds and lasting longer too tho mild moderate SE onshore puffs in arvi. Saturday awesome conditions early, with more 4 east swell (SE direction) and clean early surf before the onshore wins the day. Nasty NE beasterly blows in south. Sunday ripping NNE to NE winds are kapping it sut. Lank sloppy 4' east windswell. Monday same swell if not more but the onsore continues to blast away.

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  • Sea Temp: 24.9 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:46 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:33 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Fri 12

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sat 13

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sun 14

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Mon 15

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Tue 16

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 17

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Thu 18

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 6  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 7  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 8  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Fri 12

      • 5  
      08
      • 4  
      11
      • 5  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Sat 13

      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Sun 14

      • 15  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 22  
      20
  • Mon 15

      • 19  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Tue 16

      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 4  
      14
      • 5  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Wed 17

      • 4  
      08
      • 4  
      11
      • 4  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Thu 18

      • 9  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 5  
      14
      • 3  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Fri 12
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-31-21-2
      052-31-21-2
      082-31-21-2
      112-31-22-3
      142-31-22-3
      172-31-22-3
      202-31-22-3
      232-31-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.51.710.4E100
      5.51.710.5E100
      5.51.710.5E100
      5.61.710.6E101
      5.71.710.8E100
      5.81.810.9E99
      5.81.811.0E100
      5.91.811.0ESE103

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611SSE159Light Wind
      510S176Light Wind
      59S178Light Wind
      48S174Light Wind
      510SSE152Light Wind
      814SE126Mod. Wind
      917ESE108Mod. Wind
      815E96Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:09 AM/2.08m
        • 6:21 PM/1.96m
      • Low
        • 12:17 PM/0.29m
  • Sat 13
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-41-22-3
      053-42-32-3
      083-42-32-3
      113-42-32-3
      143-42-32-3
      173-41-22-3
      203-42-32-3
      233-42-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.11.910.9ESE107
      6.21.910.8ESE111
      6.21.910.6ESE119
      6.21.910.4ESE121
      6.11.910.3ESE120
      6.11.910.2ESE117
      6.21.910.3ESE116
      6.31.910.9ESE105

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611E82Light Wind
      611NE55Light Wind
      713NNE30Mod. Wind
      714NNE24Mod. Wind
      815NE49Mod. Wind
      1426ENE71Mod. Wind
      1834ENE69Fresh Wind
      1631NE55Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:48 AM/1.96m
      • Low
        • 12:32 AM/0.25m
        • 12:57 PM/0.42m
  • Sun 14
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      023-41-22-3
      053-41-22-3
      082-31-22-3
      112-31-22-3
      142-31-22-3
      172-31-22-3
      202-31-22-3
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.11.911.0ESE103
      5.91.811.0ESE103
      5.81.811.0ESE105
      5.71.810.9ESE108
      5.71.710.8ESE110
      5.81.810.6ESE108
      6.11.99.1E96
      6.72.06.7ENE56

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325NNE24Mod. Wind
      1427NNE30Mod. Wind
      1529NNE20Fresh Wind
      1631NNE12Fresh Wind
      1732NNE13Fresh Wind
      1936NNE29Fresh Wind
      2241NE38Strong Wind
      2344NE41Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:31 AM/1.80m
      • Low
        • 1:13 AM/0.41m
        • 1:43 PM/0.59m
  • Mon 15
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      020-10-10-1
      050-10-10-1
      080-10-10-1
      110-10-10-1
      140-10-10-1
      171-20-11-2
      201-20-11-2
      232-31-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.92.15.8NE35
      6.92.16.0NNE31
      6.82.16.2NNE29
      6.62.06.2NNE29
      6.31.96.6NE42
      6.01.86.9NE56
      5.71.87.2ENE73
      5.51.78.6ESE102

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2139NNE26Strong Wind
      2037NNE18Fresh Wind
      1936NNE12Fresh Wind
      1733N5Fresh Wind
      1732NNE21Fresh Wind
      1732NE34Fresh Wind
      1630NE42Fresh Wind
      1426NE45Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:24 AM/1.62m
      • Low
        • 2:00 AM/0.59m
        • 2:42 PM/0.75m
  • Tue 16
    • 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
      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°
      5.21.69.6ESE113
      5.11.59.4ESE117
      5.11.59.3ESE118
      5.11.59.1ESE117
      5.01.59.1ESE117
      5.01.59.1ESE119
      4.91.59.3SE137
      4.81.59.3SE145

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019NE39Mod. Wind
      916NNE25Mod. Wind
      714NNE27Mod. Wind
      714NNE20Mod. Wind
      48NNE24Light Wind
      59E91Light Wind
      612E94Light Wind
      714ENE77Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:45 AM/1.47m
      • Low
        • 3:07 AM/0.77m
        • 4:21 PM/0.87m
  • Wed 17
    • Beach forecast

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

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.81.59.2SE142
      4.91.59.1SE142
      5.01.59.2SE142
      5.01.59.2SSE148
      5.01.59.1SSE150
      5.01.59.1SE146
      5.01.59.2SSE156
      5.11.59.4S175

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      612ENE59Light Wind
      49NE54Light Wind
      48NE42Light Wind
      47NE44Light Wind
      49ENE73Light Wind
      713E100Mod. Wind
      1019E92Mod. Wind
      1324ENE58Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:49 AM/1.44m
      • Low
        • 5:05 AM/0.87m
        • 6:30 PM/0.83m
  • Thu 18
    • 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
      141-21-20-1
      171-21-21-2
      201-21-20-1
      231-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.01.59.5S185
      4.91.59.3S174
      4.71.49.0SSE161
      4.61.48.8SSE152
      4.41.48.6SE132
      4.41.38.4SE125
      4.41.48.9SE133
      4.61.48.9SE129

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121NNE30Mod. Wind
      1019N11Mod. Wind
      918N6Mod. Wind
      816N3Mod. Wind
      510NNE23Light Wind
      36ENE66Calm
      12E82Calm
      24SW220Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:48 AM/1.40m
        • 1:21 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 6:59 AM/0.80m
        • 7:45 PM/0.69m

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