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Port Edward to Amanzimtoti

Wednesday 25 July 2018

A broken sea after days of caning by the NE beasterly Wednesday with lefts running off open coast sandbars, and points not really doing it. Onshore N to NE after offshore landbreeze. Partly cloudy and warm. Thursday small S windswell with 2' surf going on 3' SSE with winds glassy kiff morning, puffing onshore in arvi. Partly cloudy and cool. Friday lank broken sloppy NE to east windswell, with a pumping onshore. Partly cloudy and warm. Saturday a staunch buster has come thro, going moderate southerly. Surf SSW 3-4'. Partly cloudy and cool with showers. Sunday surf 2-4ft x 14 secs with broken NE onshore. Miffed up day. Partly cloudy and warm.

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KZN South Coast

  • Sea Temp: 18.9 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:34 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:24 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Mon 20

      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Tue 21

      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Wed 22

      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Thu 23

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Fri 24

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Sat 25

      • 11  
      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Sun 26

      • 18  
      • 22  
      • 23  
      • 22  
      • 15  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 16  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 8  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Mon 20

      • 8  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Tue 21

      • 16  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Wed 22

      • 16  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 4  
      20
  • Thu 23

      • 15  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 13  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 22  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 27  
      08
      • 27  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 40  
      08
      • 42  
      11
      • 40  
      14
      • 34  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Mon 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      082-31-23-44-62-3
      112-31-23-45-72-3
      142-31-23-45-72-3
      172-31-22-34-61-2
      201-21-22-34-61-2
      231-21-22-33-51-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.22.515.4SW216
      8.52.616.7SW218
      8.62.616.0SW220
      8.42.615.4SW220
      8.02.415.1SW220
      7.52.314.7SW221

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      816WSW241Mod. Wind
      1426SW223Mod. Wind
      1426SSW207Mod. Wind
      1223S188Mod. Wind
      917S184Mod. Wind
      1222SSW207Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:18 AM/1.24m
      • Low
        • 4:53 AM/0.88m
        • 5:31 PM/0.91m
  • Tue 21
    • 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
      142-31-22-34-52-3
      172-31-22-33-52-3
      202-31-22-33-52-3
      232-31-22-33-52-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.32.214.2SW220
      7.52.313.6SW218
      7.52.313.3SW215
      7.42.314.7SSW213
      7.52.314.2SSW212
      7.62.313.6SSW211
      7.52.313.3SSW209
      7.42.312.8SSW207

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1529SSW209Fresh Wind
      1834SSW207Fresh Wind
      1630SSW207Fresh Wind
      1527SSW205Fresh Wind
      1426SSW193Mod. Wind
      1222SSE167Mod. Wind
      1121SE134Mod. Wind
      1020ESE106Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:06 AM/1.34m
        • 1:06 PM/1.33m
      • Low
        • 6:46 AM/0.82m
        • 7:10 PM/0.83m
  • Wed 22
    • Beach forecast

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

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.32.212.6SSW205
      7.32.212.3SSW202
      7.32.212.0SSW198
      7.52.311.8SSW196
      7.52.311.7SSW195
      7.32.211.5SSW193
      6.92.111.3S190
      6.72.011.1S190

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222E86Mod. Wind
      1426ENE71Mod. Wind
      1630NE47Fresh Wind
      2037NNE28Fresh Wind
      1528N10Fresh Wind
      1223NNE29Mod. Wind
      47NNE34Light Wind
      612SSW207Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:23 AM/1.44m
        • 1:59 PM/1.47m
      • Low
        • 7:45 AM/0.70m
        • 8:03 PM/0.70m
  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-31-22-32-32-3
      052-32-32-33-42-3
      082-32-33-43-42-3
      112-32-32-33-42-3
      142-32-32-33-42-3
      172-32-32-33-42-3
      202-32-32-33-42-3
      232-32-32-33-52-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.72.011.0S189
      6.82.111.8S181
      6.92.112.6S179
      6.82.112.5S187
      6.82.112.3SSW192
      7.02.112.1SSW194
      7.32.212.1SSW198
      7.72.413.2SSW205

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528SSW199Fresh Wind
      1630S178Fresh Wind
      1528S176Fresh Wind
      1325S169Mod. Wind
      1426SSE157Mod. Wind
      1426SSE156Mod. Wind
      1223SSE151Mod. Wind
      714ESE118Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:10 AM/1.55m
        • 2:36 PM/1.61m
      • Low
        • 8:24 AM/0.57m
        • 8:40 PM/0.57m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-33-44-62-3
      052-32-33-45-72-3
      082-32-33-46-82-3
      112-32-33-46-82-3
      142-32-33-46-82-3
      172-32-33-46-82-3
      202-32-33-46-82-3
      232-32-33-46-82-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.32.515.3SSW214
      8.92.715.7SSW213
      9.32.815.5SSW213
      9.42.915.2SW214
      9.42.915.1SW215
      9.52.915.2SW216
      9.62.915.1SW216
      9.52.914.9SW215

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      714ESE103Mod. Wind
      1019E85Mod. Wind
      1324ENE64Mod. Wind
      1631ENE58Fresh Wind
      1834ENE59Fresh Wind
      2038ENE60Fresh Wind
      2240NE54Strong Wind
      2037NNE31Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:45 AM/1.67m
        • 3:07 PM/1.74m
      • Low
        • 8:56 AM/0.45m
        • 9:12 PM/0.46m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      022-32-33-45-72-3
      052-32-33-45-72-3
      080-10-10-10-10-1
      112-31-22-32-32-3
      143-42-33-43-43-4
      172-31-22-33-42-3
      203-42-33-43-43-4
      233-42-33-43-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.32.814.7SW216
      9.32.814.5SW217
      10.63.29.9WNW299
      11.93.68.9NNE20
      11.33.48.6NNE29
      10.33.18.4NNE32
      9.93.08.4NE37
      10.13.18.6NE40

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732NNE13Fresh Wind
      2037N1Fresh Wind
      2751N4Strong Wind
      2750N9Strong Wind
      2138NNE20Strong Wind
      1527NNE19Fresh Wind
      1427NNE24Mod. Wind
      1936N7Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:16 AM/1.77m
        • 3:35 PM/1.85m
      • Low
        • 9:24 AM/0.35m
        • 9:42 PM/0.36m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeUmkomaasScottburghSt MikesPort ShepstonePoint Breaks
      023-53-43-43-53-5
      055-76-85-75-75-7
      084-53-45-710-124-5
      116-85-78-1018-206-8
      148-106-810-1218-208-10
      178-106-810-1218-208-10
      206-86-88-1015-186-8
      235-74-66-810-155-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.93.08.9NE45
      12.03.77.8ESE121
      17.65.49.1SW217
      22.16.710.9SW217
      22.87.011.5SW215
      21.66.612.0SSW212
      18.85.712.8SSW211
      16.04.913.1SSW213

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2445SW232Strong Wind
      3463SW216Near Gale
      4075SW219Gale Force
      4279SW218Strong Gale
      4074SW215Gale Force
      3464SSW207Near Gale
      2648SSW201Strong Wind
      1629SSW207Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:45 AM/1.84m
        • 4:03 PM/1.93m
      • Low
        • 9:52 AM/0.27m
        • 10:10 PM/0.30m
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