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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: 9.7 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:20 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:19 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Mon 20

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Tue 21

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Wed 22

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
  • Thu 23

      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 11  
  • Fri 24

      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Sat 25

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Sun 26

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

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Mon 20

      • 1  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Tue 21

      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Wed 22

      • 16  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Thu 23

      • 19  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 20  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 16  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 10  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 17  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 19  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Mon 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      083-5
      113-5
      143-5
      173-5
      204-6
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.92.414.0SW223
      7.82.413.6SW223
      7.82.413.3SW222
      8.22.512.9SW223
      9.02.712.6SW222
      9.32.812.4SW222

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      13NNW345Calm
      36NW324Calm
      612WSW241Light Wind
      1427S174Mod. Wind
      1936SSE162Fresh Wind
      1733SSE162Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:29 AM/1.25m
      • Low
        • 5:15 AM/0.75m
        • 5:40 PM/0.80m
  • Tue 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      054-6
      084-6
      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°
      9.32.812.5SW221
      9.22.812.6SW219
      9.02.812.7SW215
      9.02.712.6SSW210
      8.92.712.4SSW206
      8.92.712.1SSW207
      8.72.711.9SSW206
      8.52.611.8SSW204

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1426SSE165Mod. Wind
      1325SSE165Mod. Wind
      1324SSE151Mod. Wind
      1325SSE150Mod. Wind
      1427SSE163Mod. Wind
      1629SSE167Fresh Wind
      1631SSE158Fresh Wind
      1732SSE154Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:40 PM/1.33m
      • Low
        • 6:25 AM/0.70m
        • 6:47 PM/0.74m
  • Wed 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-4
      113-4
      143-4
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.12.511.6SSW203
      7.82.411.3SSW206
      7.42.311.2SSW206
      7.12.111.1SSW206
      6.72.011.0SSW206
      6.52.010.8SSW207
      6.41.910.7SSW209
      6.41.910.6SSW211

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1731SSE154Fresh Wind
      1631SSE152Fresh Wind
      1631SSE148Fresh Wind
      1529SSE147Fresh Wind
      1630SSE163Fresh Wind
      1833SSE168Fresh Wind
      1834SSE161Fresh Wind
      1834SSE152Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:52 AM/1.39m
        • 1:28 PM/1.42m
      • Low
        • 7:14 AM/0.63m
        • 7:34 PM/0.67m
  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      053-4
      084-6
      115-7
      145-7
      176-8
      208-10
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.62.010.7SSW213
      7.12.210.8SW216
      8.02.414.9SSW209
      8.72.614.4SSW209
      9.42.914.1SSW210
      10.43.214.1SSW209
      11.33.514.5SSW208
      11.83.615.5SSW207

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1833SSE152Fresh Wind
      1935SSE153Fresh Wind
      1936SSE147Fresh Wind
      1833SSE149Fresh Wind
      1936SSE161Fresh Wind
      2038SSE165Fresh Wind
      2037SSE158Fresh Wind
      1935SSE155Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:36 AM/1.45m
        • 2:05 PM/1.51m
      • Low
        • 7:51 AM/0.55m
        • 8:10 PM/0.59m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      028-10
      058-10
      088-10
      118-10
      146-8
      176-8
      206-8
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.93.615.1SSW209
      11.73.614.6SSW210
      11.53.514.4SSW212
      11.13.414.3SSW213
      10.63.214.2SW214
      10.43.214.2SW215
      10.03.114.2SW216
      9.62.914.2SW216

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1833SSE153Fresh Wind
      1732SSE152Fresh Wind
      1630SSE153Fresh Wind
      1426SSE155Mod. Wind
      1325S175Mod. Wind
      1529S187Fresh Wind
      1120S179Mod. Wind
      47S190Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:13 AM/1.52m
        • 2:37 PM/1.59m
      • Low
        • 8:23 AM/0.48m
        • 8:42 PM/0.52m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      054-6
      084-5
      113-5
      143-5
      173-5
      205-7
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.22.814.2SW217
      8.72.614.1SW217
      8.12.514.1SW218
      7.62.313.7SW217
      7.32.213.6SW218
      7.62.314.0SW217
      9.42.914.9SW216
      12.23.715.0SW216

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611W262Light Wind
      917W266Mod. Wind
      1019WNW284Mod. Wind
      1223WNW291Mod. Wind
      1426WNW303Mod. Wind
      1529WNW291Fresh Wind
      2140SSW207Strong Wind
      2140SSW195Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:44 AM/1.58m
        • 3:06 PM/1.65m
      • Low
        • 8:52 AM/0.42m
        • 9:11 PM/0.46m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      0210-12
      0510-15
      0810-15
      1110-15
      1410-15
      1710-15
      2010-15
      2310-15
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      14.44.414.5SW218
      15.64.714.3SW220
      15.94.814.4SW221
      15.84.814.4SW222
      15.64.814.4SW222
      15.44.714.5SW222
      15.14.614.6SW223
      14.84.514.8SW223

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1834S179Fresh Wind
      1732SSE164Fresh Wind
      1731SSE152Fresh Wind
      1529SE138Fresh Wind
      1731SSE150Fresh Wind
      1936SSE160Fresh Wind
      2037SSE158Fresh Wind
      2038SSE154Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:15 AM/1.63m
        • 3:34 PM/1.70m
      • Low
        • 9:20 AM/0.37m
        • 9:39 PM/0.41m
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