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Port Edward to Amanzimtoti

Weekend 18 February 2017

Not much going on at all Friday with a sickly morning, leftover mixed east windswell and light onshores due to worsen to fresh or strong. Been better days. Windswell leftovers from Cyclone Dineo from very NE direction. Stiff onshore builds in arvi. Saturday oooh, now the NE beasterly is really smashing it proper. Sunday now a honking S buster is caning the coast and everything shredded in reverse. Quite SSW swell 4-6' is largely smeared by stiff sideshore winds blasting up the coast. Monday onshores continue despite 4'+ SE windswell. Lots of east swell ahead. Tuesday lots of SE windswell 4-5'+ in moderate to fresh SE onshore.

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KZN South Coast

  • Sea Temp: 24.9 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:35 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:42 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 23

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
  • Fri 24

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sat 25

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 6  
      • 7  
  • Sun 26

      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 13  
      • 13  
      • 14  
  • Mon 27

      • 16  
      • 15  
      • 13  
      • 12  
      • 11  
  • Tue 28

      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Wed 01

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 12  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 6  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 13  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 23

      • 9  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 13  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 17  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 3  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 25  
      08
      • 25  
      11
      • 27  
      14
      • 28  
      17
      • 27  
      20
  • Mon 27

      • 23  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Tue 28

      • 3  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Wed 01

      • 23  
      08
      • 21  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 10  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-33-43-42-3
      052-32-33-43-42-3
      082-32-33-43-42-3
      112-32-32-33-42-3
      142-32-32-32-32-3
      172-32-32-32-32-3
      202-32-32-32-32-3
      232-31-22-32-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.82.411.7S189
      7.52.311.6S190
      7.32.211.5S188
      7.02.111.3S181
      6.82.111.2S180
      6.62.011.0S178
      6.42.010.9S177
      6.31.910.8S175

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019S170Mod. Wind
      1018SSE166Mod. Wind
      916SSE160Mod. Wind
      714SSE150Mod. Wind
      815SE130Mod. Wind
      916ESE107Mod. Wind
      1018E87Mod. Wind
      1019ENE71Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:12 AM/1.55m
        • 2:24 PM/1.67m
      • Low
        • 8:16 AM/0.67m
        • 8:38 PM/0.54m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      021-21-22-32-31-2
      051-21-22-31-21-2
      081-21-22-31-21-2
      111-21-22-31-21-2
      141-22-31-21-21-2
      172-32-31-22-32-3
      202-32-32-32-32-3
      232-32-32-32-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.11.910.7S171
      6.01.810.6SSE153
      5.91.810.5SSE150
      5.91.810.4SE145
      6.01.810.3SE139
      6.11.910.2SE135
      6.21.910.1SE132
      6.21.99.9ESE122

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1120NE56Mod. Wind
      1222NE50Mod. Wind
      1324NE45Mod. Wind
      1426NE40Mod. Wind
      1631NE43Fresh Wind
      1732NE43Fresh Wind
      1833NE37Fresh Wind
      1834NNE27Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:48 AM/1.72m
        • 2:58 PM/1.81m
      • Low
        • 8:52 AM/0.51m
        • 9:09 PM/0.38m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-32-32-32-3
      052-32-32-32-32-3
      082-32-32-32-32-3
      112-32-32-32-32-3
      141-22-31-21-21-2
      172-32-32-32-32-3
      200-10-11-22-30-1
      231-21-21-23-41-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.21.99.7ESE119
      6.11.99.6ESE119
      5.91.89.5ESE118
      5.61.79.4ESE118
      5.21.69.3ESE115
      5.51.79.2ESE113
      7.12.25.8SSW211
      8.72.67.0SSW212

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1733NNE24Fresh Wind
      1732NNE23Fresh Wind
      1731NNE20Fresh Wind
      1427NNE17Mod. Wind
      37NW316Calm
      2038SSW207Fresh Wind
      2546SSW204Strong Wind
      2546SSW206Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:20 AM/1.88m
        • 3:31 PM/1.94m
      • Low
        • 9:25 AM/0.37m
        • 9:40 PM/0.25m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-31-22-34-52-3
      052-32-33-45-72-3
      082-32-33-45-72-3
      113-42-33-56-83-4
      143-43-43-56-83-4
      173-43-44-68-103-4
      204-53-55-78-104-5
      235-75-78-1010-125-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.43.27.9SSW212
      11.43.58.7SSW213
      11.73.69.1SSW213
      12.03.79.3SSW211
      12.63.89.4SSW210
      13.44.19.7SSW210
      14.14.310.4SSW207
      15.04.612.3SSW202

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2751SSW207Strong Wind
      2648SSW211Strong Wind
      2548SW218Strong Wind
      2548SW217Strong Wind
      2750SW216Strong Wind
      2852SSW211Near Gale
      2750SSW213Strong Wind
      2648SW216Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:51 AM/2.01m
        • 4:02 PM/2.03m
      • Low
        • 9:57 AM/0.27m
        • 10:11 PM/0.15m
  • Mon 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      026-86-88-1010-156-8
      058-108-1010-1210-158-10
      088-106-810-1210-158-10
      116-86-88-1010-126-8
      145-75-76-88-105-7
      174-64-55-78-104-6
      203-53-54-66-83-5
      233-43-44-55-73-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      16.14.913.2SSW198
      16.55.013.8SSW196
      15.84.813.8SSW195
      14.54.413.4SSW195
      13.24.013.0SSW196
      12.03.612.6SSW196
      10.93.312.3SSW195
      9.93.011.9SSW194

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2648SW217Strong Wind
      2546SW219Strong Wind
      2342SW217Strong Wind
      2038SW215Fresh Wind
      1834SSW205Fresh Wind
      1630S190Fresh Wind
      1223S186Mod. Wind
      815S191Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:22 AM/2.10m
        • 4:33 PM/2.08m
      • Low
        • 10:29 AM/0.20m
        • 10:42 PM/0.10m
  • Tue 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      023-42-33-44-63-4
      052-32-33-43-52-3
      082-32-33-43-42-3
      112-31-22-33-42-3
      141-21-22-32-31-2
      171-21-22-32-31-2
      201-21-22-32-31-2
      231-21-22-32-31-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.02.811.6SSW194
      8.32.511.3SSW192
      7.62.311.0SSW192
      7.02.110.8SSW191
      6.52.010.6S189
      6.21.910.3S188
      6.21.910.1S188
      6.52.09.9S184

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510S187Light Wind
      47SSE160Light Wind
      36E80Calm
      714NE43Mod. Wind
      1324NE54Mod. Wind
      1732NE53Fresh Wind
      1936NE41Fresh Wind
      2242NNE29Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:54 AM/2.14m
        • 5:06 PM/2.09m
      • Low
        • 11:01 AM/0.18m
        • 11:15 PM/0.10m
  • Wed 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-32-31-22-3
      051-20-11-21-21-2
      081-20-11-21-21-2
      111-20-11-21-21-2
      141-20-11-21-21-2
      171-21-21-23-41-2
      201-21-21-23-41-2
      231-21-21-23-41-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.12.28.0SSE161
      7.72.36.1NNE24
      7.92.46.5NNE25
      7.62.36.7NNE28
      7.02.16.7NNE31
      6.21.912.7SSW213
      5.71.815.5SW216
      6.21.915.2SW217

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2445NNE25Strong Wind
      2546NNE23Strong Wind
      2343NNE21Strong Wind
      2139NNE21Strong Wind
      1732NNE20Fresh Wind
      1019N8Mod. Wind
      917WSW243Mod. Wind
      1936SW220Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:27 AM/2.13m
        • 5:39 PM/2.04m
      • Low
        • 11:34 AM/0.21m
        • 11:48 PM/0.16m

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