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Amanzimtoti to Ballito Bay

 

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Looks like a sickly morning of frisky N to NNE devils wind Wednesday with lank solid, sloshy east windswell smeared along the beachfront and everywhere. However, watch the wind die off and a light west puff this arvi. Might be fun options later, if a bit all over the show. Partly cloudy and warm. Thursday a washy 3' E windswell in light to moderate NE onshore rapidly dissolves into a nasty beasterly onshore. Partly cloudy and warm. Then, overnight Friday a buster has pushed past and a stiff SSW wind blows. A lot of south in the wind. Down the coast ruined. Town a bit lame, with 2' surf maybe 3' northern beaches in cleanish sort of offshore sort of sideshore breezes. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Saturday a clean crisp SW offshore has worked magic in town, and fun 3' waves up to 4' at the far north end of town, with cooking surf (altho wind needs to have done a lot of work cleaning up the mess) 6ft or bigger down the coast. Might be a bit wild and woolly at many breaks tho. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Sunday mild mushy NE beast wind onshore dissolves into stiff beasterlies. Tiny surf mangled. Partly cloudy and warm.

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Swell Height and Direction Swell period (interval in seconds) and Direction Ocean Surface Wind around SA CSIR Buoy Durban CSIR Buoy Richards Bay Webcam for Durban beachfront Cam images of South Coast with regular updates
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wind
CSIR buoy
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Weather Durban

KZN Durban

  • Sea Temp: 17.7 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:48 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:54 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sun 15

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  • Mon 16

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  • Tue 17

      • 7  
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  • Wed 18

      • 5  
      • 4  
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      • 4  
      • 4  
  • Thu 19

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      • 4  
      • 4  
  • Fri 20

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  • Sat 21

      • 8  
      • 7  
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        -
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      20
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      11
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      20
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      08
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      11
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      14
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      20
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      08
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      11
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      14
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      20
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      08
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      11
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      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 7  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sun 15

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      • 18  
      20
  • Mon 16

      • 16  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 23  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Tue 17

      • 5  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 3  
      14
      • 2  
      17
      • 4  
      20
  • Wed 18

      • 6  
      08
      • 4  
      11
      • 4  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Thu 19

      • 11  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 5  
      20
  • Fri 20

      • 14  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 24  
      14
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      17
      • 23  
      20
  • Sat 21

      • 4  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 17  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sun 15
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      202-31-20-10-11-21-2
      232-31-20-10-11-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.62.09.9S182
      6.62.09.7S178

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1834NE35Fresh Wind
      1733NNE23Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:17 AM/1.91m
        • 4:32 PM/2.02m
      • Low
        • 10:21 AM/0.20m
        • 10:41 PM/0.23m
  • Mon 16
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      021-21-20-10-11-21-2
      051-21-20-10-11-21-2
      081-21-20-10-11-21-2
      111-21-20-11-21-21-2
      142-32-31-21-22-31-2
      172-32-31-21-22-31-2
      202-32-32-32-32-32-3
      232-32-32-32-32-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.31.99.4S173
      5.91.88.4SSE155
      5.61.78.3SSE149
      5.51.77.5ESE116
      6.21.97.1E89
      7.42.36.8ENE61
      7.92.47.3ENE62
      8.02.57.5ENE60

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1731NNE23Fresh Wind
      1629NNE23Fresh Wind
      1630NNE20Fresh Wind
      1732NE34Fresh Wind
      2139NE50Strong Wind
      2343NE43Strong Wind
      2139NE35Strong Wind
      2241NNE30Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:42 AM/1.91m
        • 4:57 PM/2.01m
      • Low
        • 10:46 AM/0.21m
        • 11:06 PM/0.26m
  • Tue 17
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      022-32-32-32-32-32-3
      052-32-32-32-32-32-3
      081-22-31-21-21-21-2
      111-21-21-21-21-21-2
      141-21-21-21-21-21-2
      171-21-21-21-21-21-2
      201-21-21-21-21-21-2
      231-21-21-21-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.92.47.6ENE61
      7.52.37.6ENE59
      6.92.17.7ENE59
      6.01.87.7ENE59
      5.51.77.6ENE60
      5.31.67.5ENE59
      5.41.67.6ENE57
      5.51.77.8ENE61

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2140NNE29Strong Wind
      1630NNE21Fresh Wind
      510NNW345Light Wind
      612SSW210Light Wind
      36S179Calm
      24SW229Calm
      47SW221Light Wind
      1019SSW212Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:07 AM/1.88m
        • 5:22 PM/1.97m
      • Low
        • 11:10 AM/0.24m
        • 11:31 PM/0.31m
  • Wed 18
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      021-21-21-21-21-21-2
      051-21-21-21-21-21-2
      080-11-21-20-10-10-1
      110-10-10-10-10-10-1
      140-10-10-10-10-10-1
      170-10-10-10-10-10-1
      200-10-10-10-10-10-1
      230-10-10-10-10-10-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.31.67.8ENE59
      4.91.57.8ENE57
      4.51.47.7ENE58
      4.11.27.5ENE60
      3.81.27.4ENE59
      3.71.17.3ENE61
      3.71.17.3ENE63
      4.01.27.2ENE62

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1120SSW212Mod. Wind
      816SW223Mod. Wind
      611WSW253Light Wind
      47SSW211Light Wind
      49S174Light Wind
      1018SSW192Mod. Wind
      1019SW219Mod. Wind
      1528SSW212Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:32 AM/1.83m
        • 5:48 PM/1.89m
      • Low
        • 11:36 AM/0.31m
        • 11:58 PM/0.39m
  • Thu 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      020-11-20-10-10-10-1
      050-11-20-10-10-10-1
      080-11-20-10-10-10-1
      111-21-20-10-11-20-1
      140-11-20-10-10-10-1
      170-10-10-10-10-10-1
      200-10-10-10-10-10-1
      230-11-20-10-10-10-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.41.37.2ENE61
      4.41.36.4ENE70
      4.21.36.4ENE75
      4.11.26.6E89
      4.01.26.5ESE115
      4.11.26.5SE129
      4.21.36.6SE135
      4.41.46.9SE137

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1630SSW210Fresh Wind
      1325SSW199Mod. Wind
      1121SSW193Mod. Wind
      1019S179Mod. Wind
      917SSE147Mod. Wind
      816ESE116Mod. Wind
      510E79Light Wind
      612NNE21Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:59 AM/1.74m
        • 6:16 PM/1.79m
      • Low
        • 12:03 PM/0.40m
  • Fri 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      021-21-20-10-11-21-2
      051-21-20-10-11-21-2
      081-21-20-10-11-21-2
      111-21-20-11-21-21-2
      142-32-31-21-22-32-3
      172-33-42-32-32-32-3
      203-43-42-32-33-43-4
      233-43-43-42-33-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.71.47.1SE135
      4.81.57.2SE132
      5.01.57.2SE127
      5.51.77.1ESE121
      6.82.16.4E89
      8.12.56.9ENE77
      8.72.67.3ENE69
      9.22.87.6ENE63

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815NNE33Mod. Wind
      1121NNE31Mod. Wind
      1427NNE28Mod. Wind
      2037NE44Fresh Wind
      2446NE42Strong Wind
      2547NE39Strong Wind
      2344NE44Strong Wind
      2547NE42Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:29 AM/1.64m
      • Low
        • 12:27 AM/0.49m
        • 12:34 PM/0.53m
  • Sat 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      023-43-43-43-43-43-4
      053-43-43-43-43-43-4
      082-32-32-32-32-32-3
      112-32-32-32-32-32-3
      142-32-32-31-22-32-3
      172-32-32-31-22-32-3
      202-32-31-21-22-32-3
      232-32-31-21-22-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.42.97.8ENE59
      9.22.88.1ENE58
      8.12.58.2ENE59
      7.42.28.2ENE58
      7.12.28.0ENE59
      7.02.17.8ENE62
      6.92.17.6ENE69
      6.72.07.5E80

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2546NNE33Strong Wind
      2140NNE26Strong Wind
      48W276Light Wind
      2037SSW203Fresh Wind
      1731S189Fresh Wind
      1731S189Fresh Wind
      1630SSW193Fresh Wind
      1529S190Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:08 AM/1.51m
      • Low
        • 1:02 AM/0.62m
        • 1:15 PM/0.68m

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