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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: 11.4 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:44 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:50 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Mon 18

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Tue 19

      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Wed 20

      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Thu 21

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Fri 22

      • 14  
      • 15  
      • 14  
      • 14  
      • 13  
  • Sat 23

      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
  • Sun 24

      • 16  
      • 17  
      • 17  
      • 16  
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 16  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 19  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 18  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Mon 18

      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 5  
      17
      • 5  
      20
  • Tue 19

      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Wed 20

      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Thu 21

      • 5  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 5  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Fri 22

      • 11  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Sat 23

      • 2  
      08
      • 0  
      11
      • 3  
      14
      • 4  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Sun 24

      • 16  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 18  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Mon 18
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-5
      084-5
      113-5
      143-5
      174-5
      204-5
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.22.212.5SSW213
      8.32.512.6SW224
      8.92.712.3SW230
      8.92.712.1SW233
      8.72.712.3SW234
      8.62.613.2SW231
      8.82.713.0SW232
      9.62.913.8SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815NNW341Mod. Wind
      815NNW338Mod. Wind
      814NNW333Mod. Wind
      815NNW334Mod. Wind
      713NW306Mod. Wind
      59W263Light Wind
      59SSW200Light Wind
      611SSE168Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:40 AM/1.58m
      • Low
        • 12:37 AM/0.48m
        • 12:55 PM/0.46m
  • Tue 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      088-10
      116-8
      146-8
      176-8
      206-8
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.63.215.1SW220
      11.33.414.6SW222
      11.53.514.4SW223
      11.43.514.4SW224
      11.13.414.4SW224
      10.93.314.2SW224
      10.83.314.0SW225
      10.63.213.7SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611SSE162Light Wind
      713SSE165Mod. Wind
      713SSE155Mod. Wind
      713SSE149Mod. Wind
      916S169Mod. Wind
      1019S172Mod. Wind
      1121SSE164Mod. Wind
      1120SSE156Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:42 AM/1.47m
      • Low
        • 1:43 AM/0.56m
        • 1:57 PM/0.56m
  • Wed 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      055-7
      085-7
      114-6
      144-6
      174-6
      204-5
      234-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.33.113.5SW226
      10.13.113.4SW227
      9.93.013.1SW228
      9.73.012.9SW228
      9.52.912.9SW229
      9.32.812.8SW230
      9.12.812.7SW231
      8.92.712.6SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121SSE158Mod. Wind
      1223SSE158Mod. Wind
      1223SSE153Mod. Wind
      1223SSE154Mod. Wind
      1325SSE161Mod. Wind
      1324SSE165Mod. Wind
      1121SSE162Mod. Wind
      1019S169Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:54 AM/1.38m
      • Low
        • 2:57 AM/0.61m
        • 3:09 PM/0.63m
  • Thu 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-5
      113-5
      143-5
      173-5
      203-5
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.612.6SW231
      8.42.612.6SW229
      8.32.512.5SW227
      8.32.512.6SW225
      8.32.512.8SW224
      8.22.513.2SW225
      7.92.413.2SW228
      7.92.413.1SW229

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917S172Mod. Wind
      714S170Mod. Wind
      510SE143Light Wind
      36SE135Calm
      59S178Light Wind
      713SSE167Mod. Wind
      916SSE158Mod. Wind
      1019SSE149Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:14 AM/1.34m
      • Low
        • 4:15 AM/0.62m
        • 4:24 PM/0.67m
  • Fri 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      058-10
      0810-12
      1110-12
      1410-12
      1710-12
      208-10
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.52.914.7SW230
      12.43.815.9SW229
      14.24.315.9SW230
      14.64.415.9SW231
      14.34.415.8SW232
      13.84.215.6SW233
      13.14.015.3SW232
      12.43.814.7SW233

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1120SE143Mod. Wind
      1121SE140Mod. Wind
      1121SE141Mod. Wind
      1020SE142Mod. Wind
      1222SSE164Mod. Wind
      1425S173Mod. Wind
      1324SSE168Mod. Wind
      1020S175Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:29 AM/1.36m
      • Low
        • 5:26 AM/0.60m
        • 5:33 PM/0.67m
  • Sat 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      085-7
      114-6
      144-5
      174-5
      204-6
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.63.514.4SW232
      10.93.313.9SW231
      10.23.113.6SW231
      9.52.913.3SW231
      9.12.812.9SW230
      9.22.812.8SW231
      9.62.913.4SW232
      10.43.214.3SW232

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815S182Mod. Wind
      510S187Light Wind
      23SSE161Calm
      01SSE152Calm
      37SSW211Calm
      48S175Light Wind
      713SSE169Mod. Wind
      815SE144Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:30 PM/1.40m
      • Low
        • 6:25 AM/0.56m
        • 6:31 PM/0.64m
  • Sun 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      028-10
      0510-15
      0815-18
      1115-18
      1415-18
      1710-15
      2010-15
      2310-12
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.03.715.2SW234
      14.34.320.3SW234
      16.14.919.2SW233
      16.95.118.5SW234
      16.75.117.9SW234
      16.14.917.5SW234
      15.44.717.3SW234
      14.54.416.6SW234

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      816SE139Mod. Wind
      1223SSE151Mod. Wind
      1630SE146Fresh Wind
      1529SSE152Fresh Wind
      1833SSE165Fresh Wind
      1835S169Fresh Wind
      1631SSE165Fresh Wind
      1528SSE165Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:43 AM/1.56m
        • 1:20 PM/1.46m
      • Low
        • 7:12 AM/0.51m
        • 7:19 PM/0.61m
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