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Namaqualand and N Cape

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Cranking though inconsistent long range swell to 5' rises gradually Wednesday to six foot in kiff light S winds in morning, going moderate or fresh S in arvi. Thursday 4-6' lines still running a bit more consistent in moderate to fresh S breezes. Friday swell has dropped to 4' open coast with light S winds going moderate. Saturday light NW to N breeze for a mild onshore bump and small 3ft surf likely open coast. Sunday small to flat conditions with light NW to N breezes puffing moderately bumpy onshore.

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Swell height and direction Swell period (interval) in seconds Surface Wind around South Africa CSIR buoy Saldanha Bay table-bay-buoy Webcam for Table View Webcam for Blouberg
Swell
height
Swell
period
Surface
wind
CSIR buoy
Saldanha Bay
CSIR buoy
Table Bay
Webcam
TableView
Webcam
Blouberg
Weather Alexander Bay
  • Sea Temp: 12.3 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:58 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:55 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 19

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      •    
      •    
      • 8  
  • Fri 20

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Sat 21

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Sun 22

      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Mon 23

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Tue 24

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Wed 25

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 12  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 19

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 17  
      20
  • Fri 20

      • 16  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Sat 21

      • 17  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Sun 22

      • 5  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Mon 23

      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Tue 24

      • 16  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 21  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Wed 25

      • 9  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      203-5
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.52.315.3SW226
      7.62.314.8SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732SSE167Fresh Wind
      1630SSE163Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:07 AM/1.48m
      • Low
        • 1:37 AM/0.71m
        • 2:34 PM/0.77m
  • Fri 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-5
      113-5
      143-5
      174-5
      204-6
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.62.314.6SW227
      7.72.414.5SW226
      7.72.414.3SW226
      7.72.414.0SW225
      7.92.413.8SW225
      8.22.513.7SW223
      8.62.613.5SW220
      9.02.713.4SW217

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1631SSE160Fresh Wind
      1631SSE157Fresh Wind
      1631SSE156Fresh Wind
      1732SSE162Fresh Wind
      1935S169Fresh Wind
      1936SSE168Fresh Wind
      1936SSE164Fresh Wind
      1834SSE161Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:08 AM/1.41m
      • Low
        • 2:35 AM/0.80m
        • 3:48 PM/0.81m
  • Sat 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      055-7
      085-7
      114-6
      144-5
      174-5
      203-5
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.32.813.2SW216
      9.42.913.0SW215
      9.32.812.8SW215
      8.92.712.6SW216
      8.52.612.5SW216
      8.22.512.4SW217
      7.92.412.2SW217
      7.52.311.9SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1833SSE158Fresh Wind
      1834SSE156Fresh Wind
      1731SSE156Fresh Wind
      1528SSE164Fresh Wind
      1426S180Mod. Wind
      1325S181Mod. Wind
      918S180Mod. Wind
      714S189Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:24 AM/1.37m
      • Low
        • 3:53 AM/0.86m
        • 5:08 PM/0.80m
  • Sun 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-4
      083-4
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.22.211.8SW218
      6.92.111.7SW219
      6.72.011.6SW219
      6.42.011.3SW219
      6.31.911.1SW219
      6.21.911.0SW219
      6.21.910.9SW218
      6.21.910.9SW217

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611S181Light Wind
      59S171Light Wind
      510SSE168Light Wind
      611S176Light Wind
      816S179Mod. Wind
      1121S173Mod. Wind
      1222SSE168Mod. Wind
      1120SSE158Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:40 AM/1.39m
      • Low
        • 5:18 AM/0.86m
        • 6:15 PM/0.74m
  • Mon 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      083-4
      114-5
      144-6
      174-6
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.31.910.8SW216
      6.41.910.7SW217
      6.72.014.4SW219
      7.02.118.2SW220
      7.52.317.6SW220
      8.02.516.9SW220
      8.52.616.4SW219
      8.92.715.9SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1223SSE160Mod. Wind
      1019SSE159Mod. Wind
      1222SSE154Mod. Wind
      1223S171Mod. Wind
      1426SSE168Mod. Wind
      1630S170Fresh Wind
      1427SSE164Mod. Wind
      1427SSE168Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:32 AM/1.33m
        • 12:39 PM/1.44m
      • Low
        • 6:26 AM/0.81m
        • 7:04 PM/0.66m
  • Tue 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      055-7
      085-7
      115-7
      145-7
      175-7
      205-7
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.22.815.4SW220
      9.32.815.2SW220
      9.32.814.8SW220
      9.32.814.4SW221
      9.32.814.3SW223
      9.42.914.2SW224
      9.22.813.9SW224
      8.92.713.5SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1426SSE166Mod. Wind
      1427SSE161Mod. Wind
      1629SSE161Fresh Wind
      1732SSE164Fresh Wind
      1936SSE168Fresh Wind
      2139SSE168Strong Wind
      1935SSE164Fresh Wind
      1733SSE167Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:22 AM/1.43m
        • 1:26 PM/1.52m
      • Low
        • 7:17 AM/0.74m
        • 7:44 PM/0.58m
  • Wed 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-5
      054-5
      083-5
      113-5
      143-4
      173-4
      203-4
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.613.3SW225
      8.32.513.2SW225
      8.12.512.9SW225
      7.92.412.5SW225
      7.72.312.5SW225
      7.42.312.4SW225
      7.22.212.0SW223
      7.02.111.7SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528SSE168Fresh Wind
      1324SSE168Mod. Wind
      916S173Mod. Wind
      815SSW198Mod. Wind
      917SW219Mod. Wind
      918SSW212Mod. Wind
      815SSW201Mod. Wind
      714SSW200Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:01 AM/1.52m
        • 2:04 PM/1.59m
      • Low
        • 7:58 AM/0.66m
        • 8:19 PM/0.49m
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