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Port Edward to Amanzimtoti

Tuesday 8 August 2017

A horrible beasterly onshore NE smacks you Tuesday and Wednesday when its really horrid, busting almost galeforece. Yech1 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. Friday could also be fresh to strong N to NNW going fresh to strong NNE to NE. Neither are good angles. Some swell is building from big storms in the deep south, so watch open coast possibly looking 4-5'+ but winds need to change. Saturday stiff southerlies set to ruin what would be firing 6-8'+ SSW groundswell smacking open coast with deep grunt and proper groundswell energy. Hope the wind changes. Otherwise it's the crying face.

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Swell Height and Direction Swell period (interval in seconds) and Direction Ocean Surface Wind around SA CSIR Buoy Durban CSIR Buoy Richards Bay Webcam for Durban beachfront Cam images of South Coast with regular updates
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KZN South Coast

  • Sea Temp: 19.1 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:33 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:26 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Fri 18

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      • 12  
  • Sat 19

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

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Mon 21

      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Tue 22

      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 14  
      • 19  
  • Wed 23

      • 18  
      • 15  
      • 13  
      • 11  
      • 10  
  • Thu 24

      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      •    
        -
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        -
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        -
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        -
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 7  
      17
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      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Fri 18

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        -
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        -
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      • 20  
      20
  • Sat 19

      • 12  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Sun 20

      • 8  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Mon 21

      • 25  
      08
      • 26  
      11
      • 26  
      14
      • 25  
      17
      • 26  
      20
  • Tue 22

      • 10  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 31  
      14
      • 37  
      17
      • 40  
      20
  • Wed 23

      • 29  
      08
      • 21  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 3  
      20
  • Thu 24

      • 15  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 22  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Fri 18
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      205-75-76-83-55-7
      234-64-65-73-54-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.23.710.5SSE152
      11.63.510.4SSE149

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2037S189Fresh Wind
      1833S184Fresh 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
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      024-54-64-63-54-5
      054-54-64-63-54-5
      083-54-54-53-43-5
      113-44-53-53-43-4
      143-43-53-53-43-4
      173-43-53-43-43-4
      203-43-43-43-43-4
      233-43-43-42-33-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.03.410.5SSE147
      10.63.210.6SE145
      10.13.110.6SE144
      9.73.010.6SE143
      9.42.910.6SE143
      9.02.710.5SE144
      8.62.610.5SE144
      8.22.510.4SE145

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1629S184Fresh Wind
      1427S184Mod. Wind
      1223S185Mod. Wind
      1019S179Mod. Wind
      816SSE167Mod. Wind
      714SSE146Mod. Wind
      713SE126Mod. Wind
      511ESE110Light Wind

      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
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-33-42-32-3
      052-32-32-32-32-3
      082-32-32-31-22-3
      112-32-32-32-32-3
      142-32-32-32-32-3
      172-32-32-32-32-3
      202-33-42-32-32-3
      232-33-42-32-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.82.410.3SSE147
      7.42.310.2SSE148
      7.12.210.1SSE148
      6.92.110.0SE142
      6.82.19.9SE135
      6.82.19.8SE131
      6.92.19.8SE129
      7.12.29.8SE127

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      59E83Light Wind
      510ENE61Light Wind
      816NE48Mod. Wind
      1223NE42Mod. Wind
      1528NE46Fresh Wind
      1733NE46Fresh Wind
      1936NE40Fresh Wind
      2139NNE30Strong 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
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      023-43-43-43-43-4
      053-43-53-43-43-4
      083-43-43-43-43-4
      112-31-22-32-32-3
      142-32-32-32-32-3
      172-31-22-32-32-3
      203-42-32-33-43-4
      233-42-33-43-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.52.39.9SE124
      7.92.49.1ESE109
      8.42.67.8ENE74
      9.02.77.0NE38
      9.42.97.3NE41
      9.52.97.1NE38
      9.93.07.4NE38
      10.43.27.8NE41

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2242NNE23Strong Wind
      2344NNE22Strong Wind
      2547NNE20Strong Wind
      2649NNE21Strong Wind
      2649NNE25Strong Wind
      2547NNE27Strong Wind
      2649NNE24Strong Wind
      2750NNE20Strong 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
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      023-42-33-43-43-4
      053-42-33-43-43-4
      083-42-32-33-43-4
      112-32-32-32-32-3
      143-43-53-43-43-4
      173-43-44-56-83-4
      205-74-56-810-155-7
      235-74-56-815-185-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.63.28.0NE38
      9.52.98.2NE42
      8.52.68.4NE45
      8.02.58.6NE45
      9.22.87.0ESE121
      14.34.38.3SSW213
      19.45.910.4SW218
      19.25.811.1SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2649NNE19Strong Wind
      1222NNW346Mod. Wind
      1018SW221Mod. Wind
      1834SSW205Fresh Wind
      3158SSW206Near Gale
      3769SSW212Gale Force
      4075SW232Gale Force
      3566WSW241Gale Force

      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
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      025-74-68-1015-185-7
      056-85-78-1015-186-8
      085-74-56-810-155-7
      113-53-45-710-123-5
      143-42-34-58-103-4
      172-32-33-46-82-3
      202-32-33-45-72-3
      232-31-23-44-62-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      19.76.011.7SW218
      19.96.112.3SW218
      17.95.512.3SW218
      14.94.512.1SW217
      12.53.811.8SW217
      10.83.311.6SW216
      9.83.011.7SW215
      9.32.812.0SW215

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      3769WSW240Gale Force
      3463SW236Near Gale
      2953SW232Near Gale
      2140SW231Strong Wind
      1426SW217Mod. Wind
      714SSE168Mod. Wind
      36NE48Calm
      1527NNE15Fresh 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
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-33-45-72-3
      052-32-33-45-72-3
      082-32-33-46-82-3
      113-42-33-56-83-4
      142-32-33-46-82-3
      172-32-33-46-82-3
      203-53-45-78-103-5
      236-85-78-1015-186-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.32.812.4SW214
      9.73.012.8SW214
      10.23.113.4SW214
      10.43.213.8SW215
      10.33.113.6SW215
      10.33.113.4SW215
      13.24.013.4SSW213
      19.25.911.1SSW214

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2241NNE14Strong Wind
      2038NNE14Fresh Wind
      1528N11Fresh Wind
      59NNW346Light Wind
      815S189Mod. Wind
      2241S190Strong Wind
      3057SSW209Near Gale
      3667SW219Gale Force

      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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