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Namaqualand

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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West Coast

Melkbos to Doring Bay

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

Now we cooking with gas. Thursday fires 6-8' from kiff west direction in crisp offshore E winds puffing more SSE after lunch. Morning epic. Sunny and cold start, going cool. Friday the west swell wanes to 2-4' open coast. Crisp E offshores. Nice. Bit small tho. Sunny and warm but chilly early! Saturday what a luffly new pulse awakes you with cracking 6-8ft 6ft sets at punchy 16 second periods along the open coast. Glassy to variable southerly breeze early, puffing light then moderate S. Firing! Sunny and warm after chilly start. Sunday firing. Again. Wotalotwegot! Clean, glassy dawnie with noice offshore landbreezes, and cranking 4-5' lines. A light W onshore brings mild bump in arvi. Sunny and warm. Monday oooh! More of the same. Small start 2-4' builds to 4-6' by lunch, with light SE offshores. Noice II! Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Bruuu! Go west Young Person.

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Cape Peninsula


Melkbos to Cape Agulhas

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

Full house of smiley faces!! A purple patch of pumping surf begins Thursday with 6-8' lines from kiff west direction in the cleanest of offshore E winds going basically glassy. Bruuuuu! Muizies super fun 2-3'. Winds not an issue. Sunny and cold start, warming up a bit. Ccold inside. Friday the west swell wanes to 2-4' open coast, then picks up again to a solid 6ft by evening. Calm start. Puff of light S. Nice! Bit small at first, but arvi cooks! Muizies fun if small 1' maybe 2' in morning. Mild onshore later in slightly bigger surf. Sunny and warm but chilly early! Saturday what a pulse awakens you with a salty snotklap as 6-8ft sets at punchy intervals crack along the open coast. A mild SW onshore puff early, or glassy, light variable SW. Nice! Muizies fires 2-3'. Sunny and warm after chilly start. Sunday firing! Wotalotwegot! Clean, glassy dawnie with noice offshore landbreezes, and cranking 4-7' lines. A NW onshore by arvi puffs moderate to fresh WNW. Muizies fires 2-3'. Sunny and warm after cold start. Monday more of the same. A 6ft swell pulses to 8ft at times into the arvi with light to moderate NW leftovers easing into glassiness. Muizies fires 2-3'. Glassy by evening. Bruuu! What a spell of epicness.

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Southern Cape

Cape Agulhas to Plett

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

Sublime moments of surf lie ahead. Thursday fires 6-8' in clean offshore west winds that glass off towards evening. Surf wanes by 20% during day. Sunny and cool. Friday more west winds, mild and crisp, with sea nice and brushed, with smaller 2-4' surf open coast. It's due to pick up again, but perhaps only after dark this side. Evening glassoff, when you might just see a few 4-5' sets. Sunny and warm but chilly early! Saturday what a pulse awakens you with a salty snotklap as 6-8ft sets at punchy intervals smack open coast in epic landbreezes at dawn. The light W goes moderate to fresh, but should stay crisp and clean on the points. Sunny and warmer. Sunday firing on the dawnie 6-8ft open coast with kiff landbreezes, but a mild NE due to puff after, going a bit wobbly. Again, it glasses off late in day, when you might bookend the dawn patrol with a sunset surf of some kiffness. Sunny and warm. Monday a fresh to strong W buster is thro. However, it might still be okay on points which are again picking up, 4-5' early, 6-8ft again later! What a run of swell! The buster moderates all day, opening further options into the arvi and certainly by evening. Bruuu! What a spell of epicness.

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Eastern Cape West

Plett to Port Alfred

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

Bruuu! Thursday fires 6' in clean offshore west winds light and smooth. The swell direction very west, so long lulls likely Larry after the mid-week disappointment caused by honking westerlies blasting the forecast swell sideways and much past the coast. Surf easing as well. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Friday crisp NW devils breezes and more 3-4' west swell, a lot going past. Exposed reefs and beaches best for the dribs. Points picking up the drabs. Sea nice and brushed. Swell too west for proper crankage. Swell due to pick up again, particularly after dark. Sunny and warm but chilly early! Saturday a solid epic 17 second pulse awakens you with a salty snotklap as 6-8ft sets at punchy intervals smack open coast in frisky DEVILS NW landbreezes at dawn. This turns towards a fresh buster by noon. Sunny and warm. Sunday firing on the dawnie 6ft+ open shores with kiff landbreezes, BUT watch the beast wind onshore lurking. It puffs moderate to miff later. Sunny and warm. Monday more winter bliksems past in shape of a strong straight W buster. Mangled conditions, despite optimum wind direction. Goes more SW later, and abates all afternoon, light to moderate by 8pm. Swell 6ft - picks up to 6-8ft by evening. Might be a late sesh. Might.

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Eastern Cape East

Plett to Port Alfred

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

Thursday fires in the west towards PE side, but Slumtown side could puff sideshore south today. Not strong, but a bit unwelcome. However, could be a clean offshore at dawn. If so, cooking 8-10ft surf open coast, with long lulls due to west direction in the swell. This makes many spots way smaller and more inconsistent than the forecast suggests. Partly cloudy and cool. Friday stiff N winds mess with a leftover 4-5' SW groundswell. Due to ease mid to late arvi, opening up options as breeze switches to clean crisp NW devils breeze. Sunny and warm but chilly early! Saturday an epic long range 18 second groundswell fills in today, but might be messed up by stiff N again. However, it should drop in arvi, if not earlier, opening up some epic surf options. Sunny and warm. Sunday firing on the dawnie 6ft+ open shores with kiff landbreezes. The beast wind onshore lurks, puffing moderate to miff then fresh to nasty later. Sunny and warm. Monday a stiff straight W buster slenters past. If not too strong, there are waves, with continued 4-6' along open coast. Tomorrow dawnie fires too! Wow.

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Wild Coast

Kei Mouth to Port Edward

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

A stiff SW buster still klaps the Wild Coast early Thursday but eases all day, going light SE by evening. The surf is solid 8ft early, easing to 4-5' and filling in with a more southerly direction by evening. Partly cloudy and cool. Friday crisp NW devils breezes and more 2-4' SSW swell runs, with a moderate to fresh N to NNE wind forecast. Might be a dawnie. N winds sucking down towards passing low pressure westerly systems further south. Sunny and warm. Saturday fresh to strong NNE winds might just skunk the EPIC 6ft long lulled 20 second swell due to pulse today! Damn! Sunny and warm. Sunday hey hey hey. Wind dies, and opens up a world of creased lightning. Solid 4-5' surf on points in epic conditions. Mild beast wind onshore in arvi. Sunny and warm. Monday while winter bliksems past in the south, this side looks like a mild devils wind NNW to NW and fun leftover 4' lines. Glassy patches, followed by a southerly puff in arvi. Partly cloudy and warm.

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KZN South Coast

Port Edward to Amanzimtoti

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

The SSW buster in full force Thursday and the coast is smashed sideways by neargale gusts. There is a solid 10ft swell pounding open coast, but whacked by the wind, which wanes to moderate or fresh S then SE into the arvi and evening. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Friday sadly a NE beast wind due to puff today, and from early. Still, might be a short dawnie for some fun 4-5' SSW swell on points (might be smaller), before the onshore picks up, going moderately miff. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Saturday a schtonking strong NNE wind skunks you ous stukkend. A great pity, cos' a long lulled 20 second swell due to pulse late in the day and evening. Sunny and warm. Sunday but now it cooks. Fun 3-5' lines on points from leftover long range long lulled kiffswell. Winds epic. The ocean looks like creased lightning. Mild beast wind onshore only puffs after lunch. Sunny and warm. Monday while winter bliksems past in the south, the South Coast looks moderate N, with a fair chance of a fun 3-4' dawnie. Either way, glassy in the arvi towards evening. Sunny and warm.

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Durban and surrounds

Amanzimtoti to Ballito

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

A honking SSW buster abates Thursday with open coast kapped sideways by neargale gusts early, easing, but still a messy mess with big swell too. In town, however, clean 3-4' waves on northern beaches, with a lot of S in direction bringing a few into the basin. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Friday the NE beast wind due to puff today, but clean leftover 4' surf on the dawnie on open coast, with 2' maybe 3' peaks on northern beaches. Shortish dawnie sesh before it crumbles in the onshore. Partly cloudy and cool. Saturday the NE beasterly ups the ante, and a shorter dawnie dies as a stiff onshore builds. Small swell around. Sunny and warm. Sunday lekker 4' or a bit bigger surf down and up the coast with nice long range kiffswell. Winds epic. Town clean but very small 1' maybe 2. Soft east wind puffs in arvi. Sunny and warm. Monday similar swell today from nice SSW direction again for open coast. Clean light kiff 3-4' barrels open coast at dawn. A light N wind puffs today. Town 2' and fun. Sunny and warm.

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KZN Far North Coast

Ballito to Richards Bay

 

Thursday 13 June 2019

A taste of winter as staunch SSW busters smash the Noord Kussed Thursday ragged and blown out all day. Cloudy and cool with heavy rain showers. Friday lots of south swell at 10 second intervals and leftover S to SE breezes for a sideshore bent. Some groundswell shows on open coast in arvi to 4-5' but the wind is light to moderately miff SE. Partly cloudy and cool with residual showers. Saturday moderate to fresh N winds due to mess with a small S going more SE swell. Dawn patrol has a few. Might be fun 3'. Sunny and warm. Sunday a bit more energy and solid 4' feasible bigger surf with nice long range kiffswell. Winds are epic further down towards Dirtbin, but here you might get N wind skunkage. Moderate NNE to N winds puff. Sunny and warm. Monday more S grunt in the kiffswell today from nice SSW direction and clean, light kiff 3-4' barrels along open coast in the south at dawn. However, a potentially fresh N wind may blow the closer towards Richards Bay you are. Sunny and warm.

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