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Port Alfred to Kei Mouth

Thursday 22 June 2017

After a crisp dawn with 6-8' lines and fresh W offshores Thursday descends into a proper SW gale into the arvi and a heaving giant sea starts to heave, going giant by nightfall. Friday honking wind. Spots wild. Woolly. Out of control. Swell to 20ft open coast in a searing offshore wind. Both ease all day. By 6pm, its a mere 10ft in lekker mild crisp offshore. Any takers? Saturday moderate NW devils wind puffs W offshore later, and it could be firing. Plenty SSW 6'+ swell around, easing. Sunday glassy and kiff day of winter surf with 4-5' lines early once again filling in as a new winter swell arrives. Swell is 6'+ by evening and with a kiff south direction suggesting good angles, with consistent, powerful sets. Monday could be 6' and going off at dawn before a nasty beasterly NE onshore snuffs it out.

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  • Sea Temp: 19.6 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:10 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:11 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Mon 26

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      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
  • Tue 27

      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Wed 28

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 12  
      • 13  
  • Thu 29

      • 13  
      • 13  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
  • Fri 30

      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 11  
  • Sat 01

      • 15  
      • 15  
      • 14  
      • 13  
      • 13  
  • Sun 02

      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 17  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Mon 26

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        -
      •    
        -
      • 14  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 23  
      20
  • Tue 27

      • 24  
      08
      • 22  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 5  
      20
  • Wed 28

      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 24  
      14
      • 26  
      17
      • 24  
      20
  • Thu 29

      • 5  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 24  
      17
      • 27  
      20
  • Fri 30

      • 21  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Sat 01

      • 20  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Sun 02

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

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Mon 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      146-86-86-8
      176-86-86-8
      206-85-76-8
      236-85-76-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.53.514.3SW215
      11.53.514.2SW215
      11.53.513.9SW217
      11.53.513.6SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1427NNE24Mod. Wind
      2037NNE32Fresh Wind
      2343NNE30Strong Wind
      2444NNE24Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:02 AM/2.09m
        • 5:32 PM/2.06m
      • Low
        • 11:12 AM/0.38m
        • 11:34 PM/0.52m
  • Tue 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      026-85-76-8
      055-75-76-8
      085-75-76-8
      115-74-66-8
      145-74-65-7
      174-64-55-7
      204-64-54-6
      234-53-54-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.43.513.5SW219
      11.23.413.4SW221
      11.23.413.3SW221
      11.03.413.3SW222
      10.53.213.4SW222
      9.93.013.5SW222
      9.62.913.6SW223
      9.42.913.6SW223

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2344NNE20Strong Wind
      2343NNE18Strong Wind
      2445NNE13Strong Wind
      2242N7Strong Wind
      1935N6Fresh Wind
      1222N350Mod. Wind
      510WNW285Light Wind
      48NW319Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:45 AM/1.99m
        • 6:17 PM/1.99m
      • Low
        • 11:53 AM/0.45m
  • Wed 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      024-53-54-6
      054-53-54-6
      084-53-54-6
      114-53-54-6
      144-53-55-7
      175-75-76-8
      206-85-76-8
      238-106-88-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.42.913.6SW224
      9.32.813.5SW225
      9.32.813.5SW226
      9.22.813.4SW227
      9.93.013.4SW228
      11.83.613.4SW229
      13.24.011.2SW228
      14.34.413.3SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019NW321Mod. Wind
      1325NW319Mod. Wind
      1527NW324Fresh Wind
      1527WNW283Fresh Wind
      2444SW233Strong Wind
      2649SW220Strong Wind
      2445SW224Strong Wind
      2037SW229Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:29 AM/1.87m
      • Low
        • 12:19 AM/0.61m
        • 12:35 PM/0.55m
  • Thu 29
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      028-106-88-10
      058-106-88-10
      086-86-88-10
      116-86-88-10
      146-85-76-8
      176-85-76-8
      206-86-88-10
      238-106-88-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      14.54.413.3SW226
      13.94.213.3SW226
      13.34.113.4SW226
      12.83.913.5SW226
      12.33.813.8SW226
      12.13.714.1SW226
      12.43.814.5SW227
      13.04.015.1SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1529SW223Fresh Wind
      1018SW215Mod. Wind
      59SSE150Light Wind
      1020NE55Mod. Wind
      1833NE36Fresh Wind
      2445NNE27Strong Wind
      2751NNE23Strong Wind
      2853NNE19Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:16 AM/1.73m
      • Low
        • 1:07 AM/0.73m
        • 1:20 PM/0.67m
  • Fri 30
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      028-106-88-10
      056-86-88-10
      086-85-76-8
      115-74-66-8
      145-74-65-7
      174-64-55-7
      205-74-66-8
      236-86-88-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.93.915.2SW227
      12.33.715.1SW227
      11.53.514.9SW227
      10.93.314.5SW227
      10.43.214.3SW227
      10.23.114.2SW228
      11.03.414.2SW230
      13.04.015.4SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2648NNE15Strong Wind
      2342NNE11Strong Wind
      2140N9Strong Wind
      2038N7Fresh Wind
      1935N4Fresh Wind
      1529NNE24Fresh Wind
      1732NNE21Fresh Wind
      1833NNE22Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:09 AM/1.60m
      • Low
        • 2:01 AM/0.84m
        • 2:11 PM/0.78m
  • Sat 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      0210-128-1010-15
      0510-128-1010-15
      0810-128-1010-15
      118-108-1010-12
      148-106-810-12
      178-106-88-10
      206-85-78-10
      236-85-76-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      14.94.518.1SW231
      15.54.717.3SW232
      15.34.716.8SW233
      14.84.516.5SW234
      14.04.316.3SW234
      13.34.015.9SW234
      12.73.915.4SW234
      12.03.615.2SW235

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1936N7Fresh Wind
      1324WNW285Mod. Wind
      2037SW222Fresh Wind
      1732SW224Fresh Wind
      1631SW227Fresh Wind
      1731SW223Fresh Wind
      1528SSW212Fresh Wind
      1120SSW210Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:15 AM/1.50m
      • Low
        • 3:06 AM/0.93m
        • 3:14 PM/0.88m
  • Sun 02
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      025-74-66-8
      054-64-55-7
      084-63-55-7
      114-53-54-6
      144-53-44-6
      173-53-44-6
      204-53-54-6
      234-64-54-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.33.414.7SW234
      10.73.314.3SW234
      10.23.114.1SW234
      9.73.013.6SW232
      9.52.913.4SW232
      9.42.913.4SW231
      9.42.913.6SW229
      9.52.914.2SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019SSW206Mod. Wind
      916S179Mod. Wind
      612SSE147Light Wind
      612ESE109Light Wind
      916E88Mod. Wind
      1223E81Mod. Wind
      1529ENE77Fresh Wind
      1834ENE73Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:37 AM/1.46m
      • Low
        • 4:28 AM/0.97m
        • 4:33 PM/0.93m

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