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Amanzimtoti to Ballito Bay

Tuesday 8 August 2017

After a feasible small dawnie window of okay small surf Tuesday the wind goes stiff to beasterly onshore NE. This pumps later but really goes the clappers Wednesday when its really horrid, busting almost galeforece. Thursday is sickly, and broken, and very sad, and in need of a group hug or some form of therapy. Fresh N winds blow. Sea looks like a big washy machine. Winds are NE by arvi. Yech. Not a nice spell. The dawnie is your only hope. Friday same again Sam, altho always a chance of a clean dawnie, with loads of washy east windswell peaks to chooses from if the katabatic NW puffs at first. Then it's onshore again. Saturday stiff SSW buster has kapped thro, as has a bit of groundswell to 6ft open coast. Town 2-3' and fun. Open coast too much south in wind, and too much wind and maybe too much swell.

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  • Sea Temp: 19.8 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:33 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:26 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Fri 18

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      • 13  
  • Sat 19

      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
  • Sun 20

      • 7  
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      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Mon 21

      • 7  
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      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Tue 22

      • 7  
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      • 7  
      • 10  
      • 14  
  • Wed 23

      • 14  
      • 12  
      • 10  
      • 8  
      • 7  
  • Thu 24

      • 7  
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        -
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      20
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      08
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      11
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      14
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      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 10  
      08
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      11
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      14
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      08
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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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      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 13  
      08
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      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Fri 18

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      • 22  
      20
  • Sat 19

      • 14  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Sun 20

      • 3  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Mon 21

      • 19  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 22  
      17
      • 23  
      20
  • Tue 22

      • 5  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 28  
      17
      • 27  
      20
  • Wed 23

      • 22  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 6  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Thu 24

      • 6  
      08
      • 0  
      11
      • 9  
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      • 18  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Fri 18
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      205-75-70-11-25-74-5
      234-64-60-12-34-64-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.63.910.8SSE154
      11.83.610.6SSE151

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2240SSW200Strong Wind
      1936SSW200Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:43 AM/1.54m
        • 1:26 PM/1.58m
      • Low
        • 7:08 AM/0.60m
        • 7:36 PM/0.58m
  • Sat 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      024-54-60-12-34-54-5
      054-54-60-12-34-53-5
      084-54-60-12-34-53-5
      113-54-50-12-33-53-5
      143-54-50-12-33-53-4
      173-43-50-11-23-43-4
      203-43-40-11-23-43-4
      233-43-40-11-23-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.13.410.5SSE148
      10.63.210.6SE146
      10.13.110.7SE143
      9.62.910.7SE142
      9.22.810.6SE141
      8.82.710.5SE140
      8.42.510.4SE140
      7.92.410.3SE140

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732SSW203Fresh Wind
      1529SSW203Fresh Wind
      1426SSW210Mod. Wind
      1223SSW207Mod. Wind
      1121S187Mod. Wind
      917SSE167Mod. Wind
      612SSE153Light Wind
      36SSE157Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:49 AM/1.68m
        • 2:21 PM/1.75m
      • Low
        • 8:06 AM/0.44m
        • 8:30 PM/0.43m
  • Sun 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      022-33-40-11-22-32-3
      052-32-30-11-22-32-3
      082-32-30-11-22-32-3
      112-32-30-11-22-32-3
      142-32-30-11-22-32-3
      172-32-30-11-22-32-3
      202-32-30-11-22-32-3
      232-32-30-11-22-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.52.310.2SE139
      7.22.210.1SE140
      6.82.19.9SE136
      6.52.09.8SE132
      6.31.99.8SE131
      6.31.99.7SE129
      6.41.99.7SE128
      6.52.09.8SE127

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      12SSW194Calm
      01NW310Calm
      36N2Calm
      815NE42Mod. Wind
      1324NE54Mod. Wind
      1629NE50Fresh Wind
      1631NE40Fresh Wind
      1834NNE26Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:38 AM/1.82m
        • 3:05 PM/1.90m
      • Low
        • 8:51 AM/0.29m
        • 9:13 PM/0.30m
  • Mon 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      022-33-41-21-22-32-3
      052-33-41-21-22-32-3
      083-43-41-22-33-43-4
      113-43-41-22-33-43-4
      143-43-51-22-33-43-4
      173-43-42-32-33-42-3
      203-43-52-33-43-43-4
      233-43-53-43-43-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.72.09.9SE125
      6.82.110.0ESE123
      7.02.110.2ESE120
      7.32.29.2ESE105
      7.62.39.4ESE104
      8.02.47.9ENE74
      8.62.68.3ENE76
      8.72.78.7ENE77

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1834NNE22Fresh Wind
      1834NNE21Fresh Wind
      1935NNE20Fresh Wind
      2038NNE27Fresh Wind
      2139NE35Strong Wind
      2241NE36Strong Wind
      2343NNE30Strong Wind
      2037NNE24Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:20 AM/1.93m
        • 3:44 PM/2.01m
      • Low
        • 9:31 AM/0.18m
        • 9:52 PM/0.21m
  • Tue 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      023-43-52-33-43-43-4
      053-43-42-32-33-43-4
      083-43-42-32-33-42-3
      112-33-42-32-32-32-3
      143-43-41-22-33-43-4
      172-31-20-10-12-32-3
      204-63-40-10-13-54-6
      236-83-50-10-14-66-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.32.58.8ENE77
      7.82.49.0ENE76
      7.12.19.2ENE79
      6.82.19.3E79
      7.32.28.4ESE105
      9.52.96.8SSW192
      13.64.19.2SSW200
      15.24.610.7SSW203

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732NNE19Fresh Wind
      1324N9Mod. Wind
      510WSW239Light Wind
      2037SSW202Fresh Wind
      2242S190Strong Wind
      2853SSW193Near Gale
      2750SW216Strong Wind
      2750WSW236Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:58 AM/1.99m
        • 4:20 PM/2.07m
      • Low
        • 10:07 AM/0.12m
        • 10:28 PM/0.17m
  • Wed 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      026-83-50-10-15-76-8
      056-83-50-10-15-76-8
      086-83-40-10-14-66-8
      114-63-40-10-13-54-6
      143-42-30-10-13-43-4
      173-41-20-10-12-32-3
      202-31-20-10-12-32-3
      232-31-20-10-11-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      14.64.511.1SSW200
      14.64.411.8SSW202
      13.54.112.4SSW203
      11.53.512.3SSW203
      9.62.911.7SSW202
      8.22.511.3SSW200
      7.32.211.1SSW198
      6.82.111.1SSW197

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2852SW231Near Gale
      2751SW226Strong Wind
      2241SW223Strong Wind
      1528SW217Fresh Wind
      815S174Mod. Wind
      611ESE113Light Wind
      816NE42Mod. Wind
      1631NNE22Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:33 AM/2.01m
        • 4:53 PM/2.07m
      • Low
        • 10:41 AM/0.11m
        • 11:02 PM/0.19m
  • Thu 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeThe BluffNew PierVetchsSouth BeachMgeni RiverBallito Bay
      022-31-20-10-11-22-3
      052-31-20-10-12-32-3
      082-31-20-10-12-32-3
      112-31-20-10-12-32-3
      142-31-20-10-12-32-3
      172-31-20-10-12-32-3
      203-42-30-10-13-43-4
      234-52-30-10-13-44-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.82.111.4SSW195
      6.82.112.2SSW196
      6.82.113.1SSW199
      7.02.113.8SSW201
      7.12.113.9SSW202
      7.12.213.6SSW202
      9.02.713.5SSW200
      13.24.08.3SSW202

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1936NNE16Fresh Wind
      1223N6Mod. Wind
      611NNW346Light Wind
      00SSE155Calm
      917S176Mod. Wind
      1833S187Fresh Wind
      2853SSW200Near Gale
      3259SSW208Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:06 AM/1.97m
        • 5:25 PM/2.03m
      • Low
        • 11:13 AM/0.15m
        • 11:34 PM/0.25m

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