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Ballito Bay to Richards Bay

 

Friday 30 August 2019

While a SW buster in the south eases all of Friday up this side looks fresh N to NW but also easing, going light crisp offshore. This bodes well for the general 4-5' SSW swell x 15 second punch. Could be fun in the arvi. Partly cloudy and warm with showers. Saturday a fresh N blows in the morning, sucking down from the local High towards an upcoming low pressure system and buster, which arrives with neargale ferocity in mid to late arvi, pumping into the night. Swell options zip to zero. Null and not mooi. Partly cloudy and cool to warm with showers. Sunday the buster blows hard SSW to S still, but eases all day. Solid swell around, with 6ft+ surf on open coast. The breeze a little too sideshore for epic conditions, but there are spots that might handle. Sunny and warm. Monday fun on open coast in loverly conditions. Light landbreeze, then light variable SE and / or glassy. Should be lekker 3-4'. Bumpy onshore later. Partly cloudy and warm. Tuesday a nice new swell, but hammered by freshening N to NE winds. Might be dawnie 4'. Partly cloudy and warm with showers.

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  • Sea Temp: 21.0 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:08 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:14 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sat 19

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  • Sun 20

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  • Mon 21

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  • Tue 22

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  • Thu 24

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  • Fri 25

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Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sat 19

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  • Sun 20

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      08
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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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  • Fri 25

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Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sat 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      141-21-21-2
      172-31-21-2
      202-31-21-2
      231-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.41.610.9S177
      5.41.610.2SSE148
      5.71.79.6ESE119
      5.91.87.5E90

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222NNE30Mod. Wind
      1731NE48Fresh Wind
      1936NE49Fresh Wind
      1834NNE28Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:11 AM/1.67m
      • Low
        • 12:04 AM/0.44m
        • 12:15 PM/0.54m
  • Sun 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-31-21-2
      051-21-21-2
      081-21-21-2
      112-31-21-2
      141-20-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      200-10-10-1
      230-10-10-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.61.78.3E99
      5.21.68.0E90
      5.01.58.5E97
      5.11.59.0ESE109
      5.41.76.7ENE70
      5.71.76.9ENE65
      5.91.85.9NE39
      5.71.85.7NNE30

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1120N10Mod. Wind
      917NNE22Mod. Wind
      1325NNE20Mod. Wind
      1631N7Fresh Wind
      1935NNE17Fresh Wind
      1834NNE30Fresh Wind
      1936NNE26Fresh Wind
      1019NNW331Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:54 AM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 12:42 AM/0.57m
        • 1:00 PM/0.70m
  • Mon 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      021-20-11-2
      050-10-10-1
      080-10-10-1
      110-10-10-1
      141-20-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      202-30-11-2
      232-30-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

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      02
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      08
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      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.51.77.2ENE70
      5.81.86.0NNE31
      6.01.86.4N351
      5.91.86.6W265
      5.61.76.7SSW196
      5.61.76.8SSW194
      6.21.99.2SSW203
      6.92.18.2SSW202

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528SSW212Fresh Wind
      1529SSW198Fresh Wind
      1324S189Mod. Wind
      816S182Mod. Wind
      1018SSE159Mod. Wind
      1631S169Fresh Wind
      2139S172Strong Wind
      2140S173Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:03 AM/1.40m
      • Low
        • 1:36 AM/0.71m
        • 2:19 PM/0.86m
  • Tue 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      022-30-11-2
      052-30-12-3
      083-40-12-3
      114-61-23-4
      146-81-25-7
      178-102-36-8
      2010-122-36-8
      238-101-26-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

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      02
      05
      08
      11
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      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.02.46.6SSW195
      8.62.67.4SSW196
      9.22.88.2SSW196
      10.63.210.2SSW201
      12.63.812.6SSW202
      14.04.314.5SSW197
      14.24.314.6SSW199
      13.24.014.4SSW201

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2445S176Strong Wind
      2241S173Strong Wind
      2038SSE160Fresh Wind
      1630SSE149Fresh Wind
      1427ESE123Mod. Wind
      1426ESE108Mod. Wind
      1528E80Fresh Wind
      1630ENE71Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:19 AM/1.36m
      • Low
        • 3:21 AM/0.81m
        • 4:55 PM/0.88m
  • Wed 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      026-81-25-7
      055-71-24-5
      085-71-23-5
      114-61-23-5
      144-61-23-5
      174-51-23-5
      203-52-33-5
      231-20-12-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
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      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.83.614.0SSW202
      10.73.313.6SSW203
      10.23.113.1SSW201
      10.03.112.7SSW200
      9.73.012.4SSW199
      9.73.012.0SSW195
      10.93.38.4ENE68
      11.23.47.7NE42

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1733ENE59Fresh Wind
      2037NE52Fresh Wind
      2342NE42Strong Wind
      2547NNE21Strong Wind
      2140NNE15Strong Wind
      2445NNE29Strong Wind
      3057NNE29Near Gale
      2852NNE15Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:12 PM/1.51m
      • Low
        • 5:35 AM/0.75m
        • 6:35 PM/0.71m
  • Thu 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      021-20-12-3
      051-20-12-3
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      141-20-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      201-20-11-2
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.03.38.0NE39
      10.13.18.2NE40
      9.12.88.2NE43
      8.22.58.1NE45
      7.42.37.8NE47
      7.02.17.5NE50
      6.82.17.3NE55
      6.82.17.3ENE59

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2445NNE14Strong Wind
      1529N1Fresh Wind
      1120NNW337Mod. Wind
      612W276Light Wind
      25ESE122Calm
      1020NE51Mod. Wind
      917N4Mod. Wind
      47N8Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:39 AM/1.49m
        • 1:12 PM/1.71m
      • Low
        • 6:49 AM/0.57m
        • 7:30 PM/0.51m
  • Fri 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeRichards BayAlkanstrandSodwana Bay
      021-20-11-2
      051-20-11-2
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      140-10-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      200-10-11-2
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.82.17.3ENE59
      6.62.07.4NE56
      6.42.07.5NE53
      6.21.97.6NE52
      6.11.97.5NE52
      6.52.07.3NE51
      6.62.07.1NE48
      6.62.07.2NE50

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      48NNW345Light Wind
      23ESE121Calm
      713N8Mod. Wind
      611NNW342Light Wind
      1222NNE21Mod. Wind
      1935NNE21Fresh Wind
      59SE144Light Wind
      47S182Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:33 AM/1.67m
        • 1:57 PM/1.91m
      • Low
        • 7:39 AM/0.39m
        • 8:12 PM/0.32m

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