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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 21 February 2019

Slightly iffy irritating south winds Thursday that plague us this year. Clean 4-6' open coast, and fun waves on some points, mainly lefthand ones. Partly cloudy and hot. Friday swell holds at 4-5' in lekker glassy early seas, with a whiff of light SW bump in morning, puffing moderate and worse by arvi. Partly cloudy and hot. Saturday the swell holds at 2-4' a little softer now, with similar light S in morning, puffing moderate in arvi. Partly cloudy and hot. Sunday swell jacks a bit to 4' in lekker light S winds in morning. A little patch of mild wind as the High pressure stays out to sea. Guess what. Partly cloudy and hot. Monday well an exact replica windwise, but now even smaller swell 2-3' perhaps. Mild wind early. Moderate crosshore SSW later ... and ... partly cloudy and hot Dot.

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Cape Peninsula


Melkbos to Cape Agulhas

Thursday 21 February 2019

A solid 8'+ swell has arrived, with outer reefs firing Thursday in crispy SE winds with a touch of S. The beachies are barrelling. The wind goes more SE this arvi and pumps. Muizies blown out (especially after the army bravely repelled a giant force of jellyfish from invading South Africa on Tuesday night) and it's quite kak. Partly cloudy and hot. Friday swell holds at 4-6' in fresh SE early, going S later. Get it early. Lekker waves at first. Muizies still shell shocked. Partly cloudy and hot. Saturday the swell holds at a little smaller 4-5' in moderate S winds all day. Lots of S in the wind this year! Mildly crap at Muizies. Partly cloudy and hot. Sunday swell jacks again from another pulse from another storm, and it's glassy early for kiff waves. Puffs moderate bumpy onshore WSW later. Muizies better, with nice clean seas and fun 2' lines in the bay. Partly cloudy and hot. Monday kiff start windwise, glassy, but now small swell 2-4' easing to 3'. Puffs bumpy SW later again. Muizies 1ft longboard fun in the sun. Sunny and hot.

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Western peninsula
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Muizenberg / False Bay
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Southern Cape


Agulhas to Plettenberg Bay

Weekend 23 February 2019

A macking swell smacks Friday 6-8' potentially on open coast, but the big fat but is the big blasted beasterly easterly that kaps you all day. Partly cloudy and warm. Saturday kiff conditions today. Hopefully an overnight land breeze has cleaned up a ribbed, broken sea from the beastly onshore. If so, then you have really kiff sheet glass conditions, with a super fun 4-5' swell, and lekker surf options. Partly cloudy and warm with showers. Sunday now it's firing 4-5' and warrants the sunnies smiley face for sure. Size perhaps not in the adrenaline mode, but wuffs is wuffs. The west has been blowing over settled seas, and a new swell with 15 second grunt is punchy and lined up. Break out of jail for this one. Partly cloudy and warm. Monday awesome conditions. Light variable winds. Small swell now, 2-4', but super fun on exposed coast. Partly cloudy and warm. Tuesday wow, what a run. A new swell builds particular arvi, with 4-5' SSW sets after a small to flat dawnie. Winds fresh crisp SW offshore. Partly cloudy and warm with showers.

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Eastern Cape West


Plettenberg Bay to Port Alfred

Weekend 23 February 2019

Rats. It would fire Friday 6'+ but the big fat but is a blasted beast wind that kaps you onshore all day. Partly cloudy and warm. Saturday kiff dawnie, if a bit sickly from the beasterly, with light SE onshores forecast so surf early to enjoy glassy or light landbreezy seas that are creased by 4-5' lines. Partly cloudy and warm with showers. Sunday now it's firing 4-5' or more. Defs sunnies smiley face! Size not in the adrenaline mode, but wuffs is wuffs, west is blowing, seas are settled, and a 15 sec gruntswell punches above its weight. Play truant today for sure. Partly cloudy and warm. Monday epic conditions early. Light variable winds. Swell down to 2-4' or so, but super fun along exposed coast. Moderate NE onshore puffs in arvi. Sunny and warm. Tuesday a bit of volatility in a fractiously oscillating S to SW to SSW breeze today that threatens sideshore winds on 2-4' surf that reaches 4-5' by evening. Partly cloudy and warm with showers.

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Eastern Cape East


Port Alfred to Kei Mouth

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Beast wind onshore blows out Tuesday after an okay start. There's a bit of 2-4' mild south swell around open coast especially in the arvi when it pulses a little bit under the white wash. Partly cloudy and warm. Wednesday a whole slew of mish mashy wind mush comes slentering from the deep, with big peaky 6'+ windswell and stiff NE winds that ease off, dying into a glassy patch, before the west switch comes thro mid to late arvi. Cleanup starts, but too little too late methinks. However, the further towards Kowie and PE you are, the better, with the west blowing for longer. Lots of mixed 3-6' surf from all directions. Partly cloudy and hot. Thursday solid 4-5' x 15 sec pulsing swell thro, with a trickle of easterly cyclone swell overlaid on top. Winds, however, are moderate S early, and its a tad crosshore. Light to moderate SE in arvi. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Friday swell holds, but alas, alack, woe is you, the poo is thro my bru. It's worse in the west, but enough wind to be kak. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Saturday swell holding 4-7' with sickly leftover onshores that ease to prepare for another nice little west switch. Lekker wuffs in arvi, expecially evening. Partly cloudy and cool with showers.

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Wild Coast


Kei Mouth to Port Edward

Thursday 31 January 2019

Lots of SE onshore blows down Slumtown to Kowie side Friday but on the Wild Coast you're looking at light S to start puffing moderate SE onshore, then glassing off into the evening. Kind of nowhere conditions really, but not awful. A small 2-4' south swell around, coupled with a little bit of East windswell. Watch some interesting cyclone activity happening mid February! Partly cloudy and warm with showers. Heavy rains inland could make for brown rivers today and through the weekend. Saturday clean dawnie with small 2-3' swell mixed up directions, with a stiff NE beast onshore wind developing, pumping by arvi. Partly cloudy and warm to hot with light showers. Sunday looks like the NE onshore has blown right thro the night, and blasts Sunday into next week. Watch for late in the day, possibly evening, when the humidity becomes a glassy bubble that bursts with a stiff west wind switch attack that snaps like a burst of elastic blast. Pumps SW gale overnight, screaming thro Monday with wild white kapped mushy seas slammed up the coast in the opposite direction. White surfsmash smeared to shore. Just add salt water. Partly cloudy with showers. Tuesday lank 3-5' weak southerly windswell open coast and fresh to strong leftover W busterly blows. A bit too much wind still. Partly cloudy and warm to hot.

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KZN South Coast


Port Edward to Amanzimtoti

Weekend 23 February 2019

Ay mah cuzzie! Friday is epic my bru. Kiff 4'+ cyclonic SE swell winds down the points in kiff glassy landbreezes. Only puffs onshore after your arms are spaghetti, and might even be glassy light variable or very light onshore. Partly cloudy and warm. Saturday the NE onshore looms, but could be kiff quick dawn patrol before it goes miff broken seas, or it might be up early for some skunkage. Expect cross-hatched mixture of swell directions SW and several east directions. Another buster on way overnight. Partly cloudy and warm with showers. Sunday ay, nice conditions again. Smooth clean 2-4' SSW swell on points in glassy landbreezes with mild sideshore southerly puffage in arvi. Partly cloudy and hot with showers. Monday oh my hat. Another classic coast day. Points could be firing 3-4' or bigger in epic light W offshores. There is a bit of SW in the swell, and a bit of SE in the swell from two trains. Going off. Tuesday finally the epic run is over, barring feasibly fun 2-3' dawnie before the onshore gets up. Partly cloudy and hot.

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Durban and surrounds


Amanzimtoti to Ballito Bay

Weekend 23 February 2019

Ay mah cuzzie! It's cooking in town Friday with a kiff 4-5ft cyclonic SE swell in loverly glassy landbreezes. The offshore continues and a light variable or light onshore may puff later. Make hay! Partly cloudy and hot with showers. Saturday the NE onshore puffs, but could be kiff quick dawn patrol. Chance of early skunkage with early onshore. Expect cross-mixture of SW and E swell down the coast, with only the east swell in town. Partly cloudy and warm with showers. Sunday ay, nice conditions again. Smooth clean 2-4' SSW swell down coast in glassy landbreezes with mild sideshore southerly puffage in arvi. In town, the east swell has waned, but keeps on giving 2-4'. Partly cloudy and hot with showers. Monday oh my hat. It's a great day down the coast: 3-4' in kiff light W offshores. There is a bit of SW in the swell, and a bit of SE in the swell from two trains so town could also be fun 3-4'. Light east onshore in arvi. Tuesday the epic run is over, barring feasibly fun 2-3' dawnie before the onshore gets up if not up already. Partly cloudy and hot.

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KZN Far North Coast


Ballito Bay to north of Zwinkazi

Weekend 23 February 2019

Ay cuz! It's going off Friday with sublime 4-5ft cyclonic SE swell in lukka glassy landbreezes. The offshore continues in morning and a light becoming moderate NE onshore blows by arvi. Make hay! Partly cloudy and hot with showers. Saturday the N to NE onshore puffs, but could be kiff quick dawn patrol. Chance of early skunkage with early onshore. Expect cross-mixture of SW and E swell open coast. Partly cloudy and hot with showers. Sunday smooth clean 2-4' SSW swell on open coast in glassy landbreezes with mild NE puffing soon. Partly cloudy and hot with showers. Monday lekker 3-4' surf open coast epic light W offshores and nice conditions. Super fun surf. Partly cloudy and warm with showers. Tuesday the epic run is over, with stiff beastly onshores kapping it. Partly cloudy and hot.

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