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Port Edward to Amanzimtoti

Weekend 21 October 2017

Fun Friday early with 3' lines possibly more in clean light W going light onshore, puffing NE onshore. Saturday clean 2-4' surf feasible early in crisp clean conditions, but again a light onshore NE slowly worsens, going moderate bumpy later. Sunday lots of good swell around, 4-5' on open coast, but drats, a strong NE onshore ruins what would be epic lines. Monday sadly, an epic long range proper gruntswell, with chance of 8ft x 20 second sets, is ruined by more NE and mangled from early. A buster arrives in the night but already southerly by Tuesday tho further into the Wild Coast it could be going off. Moderate S winds are crosshore puffing light onshore SE.

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KZN South Coast

  • Sea Temp: 21.0 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:09 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:11 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sat 21

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sun 22

      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Mon 23

      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 12  
      • 13  
  • Tue 24

      • 12  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
  • Wed 25

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Thu 26

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Fri 27

      • 14  
      • 13  
      • 13  
      • 13  
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 21  
      17
      • 20  
      20
      • 17  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sat 21

      • 4  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Sun 22

      • 20  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Mon 23

      • 21  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 21  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Tue 24

      • 15  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Wed 25

      • 15  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Thu 26

      • 9  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 22  
      20
  • Fri 27

      • 26  
      08
      • 27  
      11
      • 26  
      14
      • 26  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sat 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      021-21-21-22-31-2
      051-21-21-22-31-2
      081-21-21-22-31-2
      111-20-11-22-31-2
      141-20-11-22-31-2
      171-20-11-22-31-2
      201-20-11-22-31-2
      231-20-11-23-41-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.01.812.0SSW208
      6.11.912.6SSW211
      6.11.912.6SSW213
      6.11.913.0SW218
      6.11.913.0SW218
      6.01.813.2SW220
      6.11.913.1SW220
      6.31.913.1SW220

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      48ENE73Light Wind
      37E94Calm
      48ESE108Light Wind
      59ENE75Light Wind
      714ENE71Mod. Wind
      1120ENE74Mod. Wind
      1427ENE62Mod. Wind
      1425NE39Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:15 AM/1.94m
        • 4:27 PM/2.03m
      • Low
        • 10:17 AM/0.21m
        • 10:38 PM/0.21m
  • Sun 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      021-21-21-23-41-2
      051-21-22-33-41-2
      081-21-22-33-51-2
      111-21-22-33-51-2
      141-21-22-34-51-2
      171-21-22-34-51-2
      202-31-22-34-62-3
      232-32-33-45-72-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.62.013.9SW218
      7.02.113.9SW218
      7.32.213.7SW218
      7.62.313.5SW218
      7.92.413.4SW218
      8.12.513.4SW217
      8.52.613.8SW217
      8.72.715.8SSW212

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1630NE37Fresh Wind
      1834NE36Fresh Wind
      2037NNE33Fresh Wind
      2038NE37Fresh Wind
      2139NE45Strong Wind
      1834NE44Fresh Wind
      1835NE38Fresh Wind
      1631NE37Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:43 AM/1.90m
        • 4:54 PM/1.97m
      • Low
        • 10:44 AM/0.27m
        • 11:05 PM/0.27m
  • Mon 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-33-45-72-3
      052-32-33-45-72-3
      082-32-33-45-72-3
      112-32-33-46-82-3
      143-42-34-58-103-4
      174-53-45-710-124-5
      204-63-56-810-154-6
      234-63-56-810-154-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.82.715.5SSW213
      9.12.815.1SW215
      9.42.914.7SW216
      9.62.914.4SW217
      10.23.118.7SW217
      11.53.520.9SW217
      12.63.819.8SW217
      13.04.018.8SW217

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1631NE38Fresh Wind
      2038NE37Fresh Wind
      2139NE36Strong Wind
      1936NNE32Fresh Wind
      1834NE36Fresh Wind
      2140NE38Strong Wind
      1732NNE31Fresh Wind
      1325SSE168Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:10 AM/1.83m
        • 5:21 PM/1.88m
      • Low
        • 11:12 AM/0.35m
        • 11:32 PM/0.36m
  • Tue 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      024-53-55-710-124-5
      053-53-45-710-123-5
      083-43-44-68-103-4
      113-42-33-56-82-3
      142-32-33-46-82-3
      172-31-22-35-72-3
      201-21-22-34-61-2
      232-31-22-34-62-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.83.917.9SW217
      12.53.817.3SW218
      11.63.516.7SW218
      10.43.216.3SW220
      9.42.915.8SW219
      8.62.615.5SW220
      8.22.515.3SW220
      8.32.515.2SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038SSW209Fresh Wind
      2241SSW202Strong Wind
      1529S182Fresh Wind
      1018SSE161Mod. Wind
      917SE144Mod. Wind
      815ESE116Mod. Wind
      713ENE59Mod. Wind
      1120NE43Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:38 AM/1.74m
        • 5:48 PM/1.76m
      • Low
        • 11:39 AM/0.46m
  • Wed 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-33-45-72-3
      052-32-33-45-72-3
      082-32-33-45-72-3
      112-31-23-45-72-3
      142-31-22-34-62-3
      171-21-22-34-51-2
      201-21-22-34-51-2
      231-21-22-33-51-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.82.715.3SW216
      9.12.815.2SW215
      9.02.814.9SW215
      8.62.614.6SW215
      8.22.514.4SW216
      7.92.414.1SW218
      7.72.413.9SW218
      7.42.313.7SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1324NE35Mod. Wind
      1427NNE28Mod. Wind
      1529NNE22Fresh Wind
      510NNE24Light Wind
      815SSW192Mod. Wind
      1223SSW200Mod. Wind
      1222S188Mod. Wind
      1223S189Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:08 AM/1.63m
      • Low
        • 12:00 AM/0.47m
        • 12:09 PM/0.59m
  • Thu 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      021-21-22-33-51-2
      051-21-22-33-51-2
      081-21-22-33-51-2
      111-21-22-34-51-2
      141-21-22-33-51-2
      171-21-21-23-41-2
      201-21-21-23-41-2
      231-21-22-33-51-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.22.213.7SW219
      7.32.213.9SW218
      7.62.313.9SW217
      7.82.413.5SW217
      7.52.313.0SW216
      7.02.112.7SW217
      7.32.212.4SW218
      9.12.89.6SW214

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222SE133Mod. Wind
      815ESE109Mod. Wind
      917ENE69Mod. Wind
      611E86Light Wind
      612SE137Light Wind
      1018S185Mod. Wind
      2241SSW207Strong Wind
      2648SSW198Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:42 AM/1.51m
      • Low
        • 12:31 AM/0.60m
        • 12:44 PM/0.74m
  • Fri 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-33-45-72-3
      053-42-33-56-83-4
      083-42-34-58-103-4
      113-43-44-56-83-4
      143-43-44-56-83-4
      173-53-44-66-83-5
      203-43-44-66-83-4
      233-43-43-55-73-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.53.58.1SSW210
      13.34.09.3SW215
      13.54.19.7SW215
      13.24.09.7SSW211
      12.83.99.6SSW207
      12.73.99.7SSW204
      12.33.89.8SSW203
      11.23.410.0SSW203

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2853SSW208Near Gale
      2852SSW205Near Gale
      2649SSW201Strong Wind
      2751SSW191Strong Wind
      2648SSW193Strong Wind
      2648SSW194Strong Wind
      2445S187Strong Wind
      2038S181Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:32 AM/1.38m
      • Low
        • 1:11 AM/0.73m
        • 1:38 PM/0.88m

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