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Amanzimtoti to Ballito Bay

 

Wedneday 18 September 2019

Cleanish start Thursday dissolves into a wobbly onshore, fresh later. Small to flat. Partly cloudy and warm with showers. A two day stint of summer kakkery includes Friday when a ripping beast wind to a neargale keeps the morning sickness sobbing salty tears with skanky skunkery, windswell 2-5ft. Partly cloudy and warm to hot. Saturday lots of windswell and a miff morning sickness goes glassy and clean. Could be 3-4' east peaks with lotsa lefts, with a few waves to possibly 4' down the coast hiding beneath the prioritised overlay of windswell. Partly cloudy and warm. Sunday glassy dawn. Fun waves with a bit more 2-4' east windswell about. Could be kiff four feet down the coast. Then a stiff W buster smacks after brekkie, so make hay on open coast early, but stays fun in town, in fact, straightens out a bit. Cloudy and warm with showers. Monday is the middle day in a three-day spate of pumping SW busters. Blows NEARGALE later. Town a bit windbitten. Cloudy and cool with showers.

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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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Weather Durban

KZN Durban

  • Sea Temp: 19.4 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:51 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:45 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sun 22

      •    
      •    
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 8  
  • Mon 23

      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 9  
  • Tue 24

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 25

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Thu 26

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Fri 27

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Sat 28

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 10  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 7  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 8  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 8  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sun 22

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 15  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Mon 23

      • 23  
      08
      • 24  
      11
      • 26  
      14
      • 23  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Tue 24

      • 15  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Wed 25

      • 20  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Thu 26

      • 5  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Fri 27

      • 21  
      08
      • 23  
      11
      • 24  
      14
      • 24  
      17
      • 24  
      20
  • Sat 28

      • 20  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 1  
      14
      • 9  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sun 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      142-32-31-21-22-32-3
      172-32-31-22-32-32-3
      202-31-20-10-11-21-2
      233-42-30-10-12-33-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.31.99.5ESE114
      6.62.08.6E91
      8.02.56.5SSW192
      10.63.27.7SSW197

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528S181Fresh Wind
      1936S188Fresh Wind
      2546SSW199Strong Wind
      3055SSW205Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:10 AM/1.37m
      • Low
        • 1:55 AM/0.75m
        • 2:25 PM/0.84m
  • Mon 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      023-52-30-10-13-43-4
      053-52-30-10-13-43-5
      083-52-30-10-13-43-4
      113-42-30-10-13-43-4
      143-52-30-10-13-43-5
      173-42-30-10-13-43-4
      203-42-30-10-12-32-3
      232-31-20-10-12-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.43.58.7SSW198
      11.83.69.0SSW199
      10.83.39.1SSW197
      10.43.29.0SSW197
      11.33.49.1SSW199
      10.73.39.2SSW198
      9.32.88.9SSW194
      7.92.48.8S183

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2649SSW212Strong Wind
      2954SSW213Near Gale
      2343SSW212Strong Wind
      2445SSW212Strong Wind
      2649SSW202Strong Wind
      2343SSW193Strong Wind
      1935SSW195Fresh Wind
      1528SSW202Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:30 AM/1.30m
      • Low
        • 3:42 AM/0.85m
        • 5:03 PM/0.90m
  • Tue 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      022-31-20-10-12-31-2
      051-21-20-10-11-21-2
      081-21-20-10-11-21-2
      111-21-20-10-11-21-2
      141-21-20-10-11-21-2
      171-21-20-11-21-21-2
      201-21-20-11-21-21-2
      231-22-30-11-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.92.19.0SSE164
      6.31.99.0SSE152
      5.91.89.0SE144
      5.71.79.0SE139
      5.41.79.0SE134
      5.21.69.0SE129
      5.11.69.2ESE124
      5.71.78.4SE126

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325SSW205Mod. Wind
      1324SSW211Mod. Wind
      1528SSW205Fresh Wind
      1426SSW197Mod. Wind
      1426S185Mod. Wind
      1222S189Mod. Wind
      1527SSW201Fresh Wind
      1835SSW207Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:35 PM/1.45m
      • Low
        • 6:04 AM/0.77m
        • 6:53 PM/0.74m
  • Wed 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      022-31-20-10-11-21-2
      052-31-20-10-12-32-3
      082-31-20-10-12-31-2
      112-31-20-10-12-31-2
      142-32-30-10-12-31-2
      172-32-30-10-12-31-2
      202-32-30-10-12-31-2
      232-31-20-10-12-31-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.92.46.6S186
      8.72.67.4S184
      8.12.57.6S179
      7.72.47.7S173
      7.62.38.0SSE167
      7.42.38.2SSE161
      7.32.28.4SSE159
      7.02.18.5SSE157

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2750S187Strong Wind
      2343S188Strong Wind
      2037SSW193Fresh Wind
      1935S189Fresh Wind
      1833S180Fresh Wind
      1527SSE166Fresh Wind
      1019SSE157Mod. Wind
      59SSE150Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:01 AM/1.50m
        • 1:36 PM/1.67m
      • Low
        • 7:16 AM/0.58m
        • 7:49 PM/0.52m
  • Thu 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      021-21-20-10-12-31-2
      051-21-20-10-11-21-2
      081-21-20-10-11-21-2
      111-21-20-10-11-21-2
      141-21-20-10-11-21-2
      171-21-20-10-11-21-2
      201-22-30-10-12-31-2
      232-32-30-11-22-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.92.18.6SSE156
      6.82.18.7SSE155
      6.72.08.9SSE154
      6.62.09.1SSE152
      6.52.09.3SSE150
      6.52.09.5SSE150
      6.62.09.7SSE148
      6.62.08.4SE130

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      24SE134Calm
      24NNW341Calm
      510N358Light Wind
      1018NE37Mod. Wind
      1629NE51Fresh Wind
      1834NE48Fresh Wind
      1936NE36Fresh Wind
      2038NNE25Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:54 AM/1.70m
        • 2:20 PM/1.89m
      • Low
        • 8:04 AM/0.37m
        • 8:32 PM/0.32m
  • Fri 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      022-32-30-11-22-32-3
      052-32-31-21-22-32-3
      082-32-31-21-22-32-3
      112-32-31-22-32-32-3
      142-32-32-32-32-32-3
      172-33-42-32-32-32-3
      203-43-42-32-33-43-4
      233-43-42-32-33-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.62.08.5ESE123
      6.62.08.8ESE116
      6.72.07.7E92
      7.02.17.8E85
      7.52.37.0ENE76
      7.92.47.3E80
      8.12.57.5ENE79
      8.42.57.5ENE77

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038NNE23Fresh Wind
      2038NNE24Fresh Wind
      2140NNE22Strong Wind
      2343NE34Strong Wind
      2445NE44Strong Wind
      2446NE42Strong Wind
      2444NE34Strong Wind
      2546NNE28Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:37 AM/1.88m
        • 2:59 PM/2.06m
      • Low
        • 8:44 AM/0.20m
        • 9:11 PM/0.16m
  • Sat 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      023-43-42-32-33-43-4
      053-43-42-32-33-43-4
      083-43-42-32-33-43-4
      113-43-42-32-33-43-4
      143-43-52-32-33-43-4
      173-43-42-32-33-43-4
      203-43-42-32-33-43-4
      233-43-42-32-33-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.67.9ENE72
      8.52.67.9ENE66
      8.22.58.7ENE73
      7.72.38.9ENE78
      7.32.210.8E80
      7.02.110.9E79
      6.92.110.8E80
      6.82.110.6E81

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2546NNE24Strong Wind
      2343NNE21Strong Wind
      2037NNE25Fresh Wind
      1324NNE26Mod. Wind
      13S173Calm
      917SSW203Mod. Wind
      1325SSW199Mod. Wind
      1120SW219Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:15 AM/2.02m
        • 3:36 PM/2.18m
      • Low
        • 9:22 AM/0.07m
        • 9:47 PM/0.06m

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