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Port Alfred to Kei Mouth

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Tuesday looks fresh to miff NE onshore despite 4-5' open coast surf. Wednesday the NE rips thro at a horrid neargale. Thursday big washy messy weak east windswell 2-5' cleaned up by a frisky early W offshore. This eases in arvi, going glassy or light onshore. A winter front lurks, but nothing to report ... yet. This changes on Friday as a proper gruntswell that's solid 6' at dawn builds all day, with 10-12' sets running open coast in arvi. Winds are fresh NW devils wind early going moderate to fresh W. Could be firing if your spot holds its own against such deep grunt. Saturday grinding 8'+ in perfect W winterly offshore winds. Epic if you surf the right spots. Some points too wild and woolly tho.

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  • Sea Temp: 18.8 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:41 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:42 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Fri 18

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  • Sat 19

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  • Sun 20

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  • Mon 21

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  • Tue 22

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  • Wed 23

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  • Thu 24

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        -
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      17
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      20
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      08
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      11
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      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Fri 18

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      • 9  
      20
  • Sat 19

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

      • 25  
      08
      • 28  
      11
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      14
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      17
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      20
  • Mon 21

      • 28  
      08
      • 27  
      11
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      14
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      17
      • 2  
      20
  • Tue 22

      • 25  
      08
      • 37  
      11
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      14
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      17
      • 34  
      20
  • Wed 23

      • 31  
      08
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      11
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      14
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      17
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      20
  • Thu 24

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      08
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Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Fri 18
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      203-43-43-5
      233-43-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.32.810.4SSE156
      9.02.810.6SSE160

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917SSE153Mod. Wind
      714SE136Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:43 AM/1.69m
        • 1:22 PM/1.67m
      • Low
        • 7:10 AM/0.70m
        • 7:32 PM/0.68m
  • Sat 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      023-43-43-4
      053-43-43-4
      083-43-42-3
      113-43-42-3
      143-43-42-3
      172-33-42-3
      202-33-42-3
      232-33-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.92.710.8SSE166
      8.72.611.1S169
      8.52.611.2S171
      8.32.511.0S172
      8.12.510.8S173
      8.12.510.6SSE165
      8.22.510.5SSE165
      8.22.510.3SSE163

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      714SE131Mod. Wind
      714ESE121Mod. Wind
      916ESE105Mod. Wind
      918ENE77Mod. Wind
      1223ENE69Mod. Wind
      1733ENE69Fresh Wind
      2037ENE65Fresh Wind
      2037ENE59Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:45 AM/1.80m
        • 2:16 PM/1.83m
      • Low
        • 8:04 AM/0.56m
        • 8:25 PM/0.54m
  • Sun 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      022-32-33-4
      052-32-33-4
      082-32-33-4
      110-11-20-1
      140-11-20-1
      170-11-20-1
      201-21-20-1
      231-22-30-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.12.510.2SSE160
      8.22.510.1SSE155
      8.52.69.3SE143
      9.22.86.3NE42
      9.93.06.8NE37
      10.43.27.2NE37
      10.93.37.5NE38
      11.43.57.9NE38

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038NE52Fresh Wind
      2343NE45Strong Wind
      2547NE42Strong Wind
      2852NE35Near Gale
      2953NE34Near Gale
      2953NE35Near Gale
      2954NNE32Near Gale
      2955NNE28Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:35 AM/1.91m
        • 3:00 PM/1.96m
      • Low
        • 8:48 AM/0.44m
        • 9:08 PM/0.44m
  • Mon 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      021-22-30-1
      051-22-30-1
      081-22-30-1
      111-22-30-1
      141-22-31-2
      171-22-31-2
      201-22-31-2
      231-22-31-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.53.58.1NE38
      11.63.58.2NE38
      11.63.58.2NE38
      11.53.58.3NE40
      10.73.38.5NE44
      9.83.08.6NE50
      9.32.88.7NE50
      9.22.88.8NE56

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2853NNE27Near Gale
      2853NNE25Near Gale
      2853NNE22Near Gale
      2750NNE15Strong Wind
      2140NNE13Strong Wind
      1223NNE14Mod. Wind
      25WSW251Calm
      1731SSW203Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:17 AM/1.99m
        • 3:40 PM/2.05m
      • Low
        • 9:26 AM/0.35m
        • 9:47 PM/0.37m
  • Tue 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      022-32-31-2
      052-32-31-2
      082-32-32-3
      114-53-45-7
      148-106-810-12
      1710-128-1010-15
      2010-128-1010-15
      2310-128-1010-15
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.02.79.1ENE57
      8.72.69.3ENE58
      9.52.99.2ENE57
      14.34.38.5WSW248
      19.05.810.4WSW246
      21.86.611.4WSW247
      21.56.511.8WSW247
      21.56.511.9WSW244

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1527SW223Fresh Wind
      1324WSW255Mod. Wind
      2547W262Strong Wind
      3769WSW258Gale Force
      3871W261Gale Force
      3973WSW256Gale Force
      3463WSW246Near Gale
      3668SW226Gale Force

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:55 AM/2.03m
        • 4:17 PM/2.10m
      • Low
        • 10:01 AM/0.29m
        • 10:22 PM/0.34m
  • Wed 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      0210-128-1010-15
      058-108-1010-15
      088-108-1010-15
      118-108-1010-15
      148-108-1010-12
      178-108-1010-12
      2010-128-1010-15
      2310-128-1010-15
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      20.66.312.1WSW242
      19.05.812.0WSW241
      18.75.711.8WSW240
      18.55.611.8WSW238
      17.85.411.9SW235
      17.45.312.1SW234
      17.65.412.5SW231
      18.05.512.9SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      3260SW226Near Gale
      2954WSW241Near Gale
      3158WSW254Near Gale
      3057W262Near Gale
      2852W262Near Gale
      2750WSW257Strong Wind
      2446WSW253Strong Wind
      2242W276Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:31 AM/2.03m
        • 4:52 PM/2.10m
      • Low
        • 10:34 AM/0.28m
        • 10:56 PM/0.36m
  • Thu 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKenton-on-SeaEast LondonNahoon Reef
      0210-1210-1210-15
      0510-1210-1210-15
      0810-128-1010-15
      1110-1210-1210-15
      1410-1510-1515-18
      1718-2015-1818-20
      2020-2518-2020-25
      2325-3025-3025-30
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      18.45.613.3SW229
      18.05.513.3SW230
      17.55.313.0SW230
      18.25.612.8SW230
      21.06.412.8SW228
      24.17.413.0SW227
      26.98.213.8SW223
      28.28.616.1SW215

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2139WNW282Strong Wind
      2139W273Strong Wind
      2444W269Strong Wind
      2954W259Near Gale
      3565WSW253Gale Force
      3768WSW247Gale Force
      3870WSW252Gale Force
      3564WSW248Gale Force

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:04 AM/1.99m
        • 5:26 PM/2.05m
      • Low
        • 11:06 AM/0.31m
        • 11:29 PM/0.42m

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