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Cape St Francis to Port Alfred

Weekend 21 October 2017

An epic period of pumping surf lies ahead with Friday firing at protected points in stiff W offshore. Feathered 6'+ surf hitting open coast. Saturday cooking 6-7' surf in fresh W offshores easing to crisp and clean and epic days. Sunday cranking, or should be if predicted light NE onshore is not on radar at dawn. Glassy. Cooking. A light onshore breeze may come up. Light to moderate SE onshore picks up. Monday could just be absolutely epic at points that handle BIG powerful long distance groundswell, with crisp W offshores. Cooking 10ft+ sets open coast, points 4-8ft! Tuesday absolutely going off 6-8' in epic offshore crisp and clean, going glassy and just epic. Two sunnies and a floppy hat bru.

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Eastern Cape West

  • Sea Temp: 17.4 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:35 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:28 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sat 21

      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
  • Sun 22

      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
  • Mon 23

      • 17  
      • 17  
      • 16  
      • 16  
      • 15  
  • Tue 24

      • 14  
      • 14  
      • 14  
      • 13  
      • 13  
  • Wed 25

      • 12  
      • 13  
      • 14  
      • 14  
      • 13  
  • Thu 26

      • 12  
      • 14  
      • 15  
      • 15  
      • 14  
  • Fri 27

      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 19  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 17  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sat 21

      • 17  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 2  
      20
  • Sun 22

      • 5  
      08
      • 1  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Mon 23

      • 10  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 20  
      14
      • 22  
      17
      • 20  
      20
  • Tue 24

      • 13  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Wed 25

      • 19  
      08
      • 26  
      11
      • 20  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Thu 26

      • 26  
      08
      • 29  
      11
      • 29  
      14
      • 28  
      17
      • 27  
      20
  • Fri 27

      • 19  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 17  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sat 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeCape St FrancisSeal PointJeffreys BayCape Recife
      088-101-22-36-8
      118-101-22-36-8
      148-101-22-36-8
      176-81-22-36-8
      206-81-22-36-8
      236-81-22-36-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.43.812.5SW228
      12.43.812.6SW228
      12.23.712.7SW227
      11.93.612.8SW227
      11.53.512.8SW227
      11.33.412.8SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1731W281Fresh Wind
      1528W280Fresh Wind
      1019W261Mod. Wind
      713SW227Mod. Wind
      24SW226Calm
      48NNE16Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:13 AM/1.85m
        • 4:25 PM/1.94m
      • Low
        • 10:09 AM/0.30m
        • 10:31 PM/0.28m
  • Sun 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeCape St FrancisSeal PointJeffreys BayCape Recife
      026-81-22-35-7
      056-81-22-36-8
      086-81-22-36-8
      118-101-23-46-8
      148-102-33-46-8
      178-102-33-46-8
      208-102-33-46-8
      238-102-33-46-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.13.412.8SW226
      11.23.412.8SW226
      11.53.513.1SW223
      11.63.513.6SW222
      11.73.614.0SW219
      11.73.614.0SW220
      11.73.614.0SW220
      11.93.614.0SW221

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      612NNE26Light Wind
      612NNE31Light Wind
      510NNE24Light Wind
      13SSE168Calm
      714SSE164Mod. Wind
      1325SSE147Mod. Wind
      1528ESE123Fresh Wind
      1427E95Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:42 AM/1.81m
        • 4:53 PM/1.87m
      • Low
        • 10:37 AM/0.34m
        • 10:58 PM/0.33m
  • Mon 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeCape St FrancisSeal PointJeffreys BayCape Recife
      0210-122-33-58-10
      0515-184-56-810-15
      0818-204-56-815-18
      1115-184-56-815-18
      1415-183-56-810-15
      1715-183-45-710-15
      2010-152-34-610-12
      2310-122-33-510-12
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      13.14.016.6SW221
      15.34.720.4SW216
      16.75.119.2SW217
      16.95.218.4SW218
      16.45.017.7SW220
      15.84.817.2SW224
      14.94.516.8SW224
      13.84.216.3SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222ENE61Mod. Wind
      1222NE56Mod. Wind
      1019NE37Mod. Wind
      917W277Mod. Wind
      2037SW235Fresh Wind
      2241WSW240Strong Wind
      2038WSW244Fresh Wind
      1528W259Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:11 AM/1.75m
        • 5:21 PM/1.78m
      • Low
        • 11:06 AM/0.42m
        • 11:26 PM/0.41m
  • Tue 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeCape St FrancisSeal PointJeffreys BayCape Recife
      0210-121-23-48-10
      0510-121-23-48-10
      0810-122-33-48-10
      1110-122-33-48-10
      1410-122-33-48-10
      1710-122-33-48-10
      208-101-23-48-10
      238-101-23-48-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      13.14.016.0SW229
      13.14.015.8SW229
      13.54.115.4SW228
      13.74.215.1SW227
      13.54.114.9SW226
      13.14.014.7SW226
      12.73.914.5SW227
      12.33.814.4SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1631W279Fresh Wind
      1427W271Mod. Wind
      1325W269Mod. Wind
      1121W265Mod. Wind
      816WSW242Mod. Wind
      714SSW208Mod. Wind
      611WSW237Light Wind
      918WNW294Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:41 AM/1.67m
        • 5:50 PM/1.67m
      • Low
        • 11:36 AM/0.52m
        • 11:57 PM/0.51m
  • Wed 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeCape St FrancisSeal PointJeffreys BayCape Recife
      028-101-23-46-8
      058-101-22-36-8
      088-101-22-36-8
      118-101-23-48-10
      1410-121-23-48-10
      178-101-23-48-10
      208-101-23-46-8
      236-81-22-36-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.03.614.2SW227
      11.73.614.1SW229
      11.73.613.9SW230
      12.73.913.7SW229
      13.74.213.3SW229
      13.74.213.1SW228
      12.83.912.9SW229
      11.83.612.7SW230

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1426WNW289Mod. Wind
      1528WNW287Fresh Wind
      1936W274Fresh Wind
      2649W276Strong Wind
      2038SW234Fresh Wind
      1935SW217Fresh Wind
      1223SSW208Mod. Wind
      714WSW240Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:14 AM/1.57m
        • 6:21 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 12:08 PM/0.64m
  • Thu 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeCape St FrancisSeal PointJeffreys BayCape Recife
      026-81-22-35-7
      056-81-22-36-8
      086-81-22-36-8
      118-100-12-36-8
      148-100-12-36-8
      178-100-12-36-8
      208-101-22-36-8
      238-101-22-36-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.23.412.6SW231
      11.53.512.5SW232
      12.23.712.4SW233
      13.54.110.6SW236
      14.54.49.8WSW239
      14.64.59.8WSW239
      14.44.410.2SW235
      13.84.210.7SW232

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1529W261Fresh Wind
      2444WSW253Strong Wind
      2648WSW250Strong Wind
      2954WSW253Near Gale
      2955WSW248Near Gale
      2852WSW238Near Gale
      2750SW230Strong Wind
      2343SW221Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:54 AM/1.46m
      • Low
        • 12:31 AM/0.62m
        • 12:48 PM/0.77m
  • Fri 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeCape St FrancisSeal PointJeffreys BayCape Recife
      026-81-22-36-8
      056-81-22-36-8
      086-81-22-35-7
      116-81-22-35-7
      146-81-22-35-7
      175-71-22-35-7
      205-71-22-34-6
      235-71-22-34-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.93.911.0SW231
      12.23.711.2SW231
      11.83.611.2SW231
      11.43.511.2SW230
      11.23.411.1SW229
      11.03.411.1SW227
      10.83.311.0SW225
      10.43.210.9SW223

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1936SW216Fresh Wind
      2038SSW212Fresh Wind
      1936SW218Fresh Wind
      1833SSW203Fresh Wind
      1732S184Fresh Wind
      1732S174Fresh Wind
      1528SSE167Fresh Wind
      1223SSE155Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:54 AM/1.35m
      • Low
        • 1:15 AM/0.74m
        • 1:48 PM/0.89m

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