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Namaqualand and N Cape

Sporadically updated

Cranking though inconsistent long range swell to 5' rises gradually Wednesday to six foot in kiff light S winds in morning, going moderate or fresh S in arvi. Thursday 4-6' lines still running a bit more consistent in moderate to fresh S breezes. Friday swell has dropped to 4' open coast with light S winds going moderate. Saturday light NW to N breeze for a mild onshore bump and small 3ft surf likely open coast. Sunday small to flat conditions with light NW to N breezes puffing moderately bumpy onshore.

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Swell height and direction Swell period (interval) in seconds Surface Wind around South Africa CSIR buoy Saldanha Bay table-bay-buoy Webcam for Table View Webcam for Blouberg
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Swell
period
Surface
wind
CSIR buoy
Saldanha Bay
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Table Bay
Webcam
TableView
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Blouberg
Weather Alexander Bay
  • Sea Temp: 8.7 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:44 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:50 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Mon 17

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      •    
      • 9  
  • Tue 18

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
  • Wed 19

      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 6  
  • Thu 20

      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 10  
  • Fri 21

      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 12  
      • 13  
  • Sat 22

      • 13  
      • 13  
      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 10  
  • Sun 23

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 12  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Mon 17

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        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
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        -
      • 9  
      20
  • Tue 18

      • 4  
      08
      • 2  
      11
      • 3  
      14
      • 6  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Wed 19

      • 7  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Thu 20

      • 8  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Fri 21

      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 20  
      20
  • Sat 22

      • 25  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Sun 23

      • 7  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 10  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Mon 17
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      204-6
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.72.613.8SW225
      8.92.713.4SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917SE124Mod. Wind
      47SE126Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:06 AM/1.72m
        • 3:36 PM/1.66m
      • Low
        • 9:24 AM/0.34m
        • 9:37 PM/0.47m
  • Tue 18
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-5
      053-5
      083-5
      113-4
      143-4
      173-4
      203-5
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.72.613.1SW226
      8.32.512.7SW228
      8.02.412.5SW228
      7.72.412.3SW228
      7.62.312.0SW228
      7.52.311.7SW227
      7.32.213.5SW215
      7.12.215.2SSW208

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      48SSE162Light Wind
      48ESE120Light Wind
      48ESE104Light Wind
      24E84Calm
      36SSW203Calm
      612SSW197Light Wind
      918SSW206Mod. Wind
      713SSE160Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:43 AM/1.69m
        • 4:12 PM/1.66m
      • Low
        • 9:57 AM/0.36m
        • 10:13 PM/0.50m
  • Wed 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-4
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.72.014.6SSW209
      6.31.914.3SSW209
      5.81.814.1SSW209
      5.41.613.6SSW210
      5.11.613.4SSW210
      5.11.613.3SW215
      5.51.713.2SW225
      6.11.912.7SW233

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510SE125Light Wind
      48SE143Light Wind
      714SSE149Mod. Wind
      611SE136Light Wind
      611S176Light Wind
      917S185Mod. Wind
      816SSE166Mod. Wind
      815SSE155Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:19 AM/1.64m
        • 4:48 PM/1.63m
      • Low
        • 10:29 AM/0.40m
        • 10:49 PM/0.54m
  • Thu 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      113-4
      143-5
      174-5
      205-7
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.62.012.5WSW237
      7.02.112.2WSW242
      7.32.212.0WSW244
      7.72.312.9WSW242
      8.22.514.4WSW239
      8.92.714.3WSW238
      9.93.014.5SW236
      10.83.315.2SW234

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      612SSE150Light Wind
      713SE145Mod. Wind
      816SSE149Mod. Wind
      917SSE148Mod. Wind
      917SSE161Mod. Wind
      917S174Mod. Wind
      612S191Light Wind
      37SSW207Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:54 AM/1.58m
        • 5:25 PM/1.60m
      • Low
        • 11:03 AM/0.45m
        • 11:27 PM/0.59m
  • Fri 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      086-8
      115-7
      146-8
      176-8
      208-10
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.13.415.1SW235
      11.23.414.8SW236
      11.13.414.6WSW237
      11.03.414.6WSW239
      11.23.414.9WSW239
      12.03.615.1SW236
      13.24.014.9SW234
      14.04.314.6SW233

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      37WNW291Calm
      713WNW302Mod. Wind
      714NW306Mod. Wind
      713SW221Mod. Wind
      1630S171Fresh Wind
      1631SSE158Fresh Wind
      2037SSE150Fresh Wind
      2342SE144Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:30 AM/1.51m
        • 6:03 PM/1.55m
      • Low
        • 11:37 AM/0.50m
  • Sat 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      028-10
      058-10
      088-10
      118-10
      146-8
      176-8
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      14.14.314.4SW232
      13.84.214.3SW232
      13.34.014.3SW232
      12.53.814.2SW232
      11.63.514.1SW231
      10.93.313.8SW230
      10.33.113.6SW229
      9.83.013.4SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2547SE136Strong Wind
      2446SE129Strong Wind
      2547SE125Strong Wind
      2038ESE118Fresh Wind
      1527SE130Fresh Wind
      1528SE143Fresh Wind
      1528ESE121Fresh Wind
      1223E101Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:08 AM/1.43m
      • Low
        • 12:07 AM/0.65m
        • 12:14 PM/0.57m
  • Sun 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      054-5
      083-5
      113-4
      143-4
      173-4
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.32.813.3SW227
      8.82.713.2SW225
      8.22.512.8SW222
      7.72.312.6SW223
      7.22.212.5SW223
      6.82.112.3SW223
      6.42.012.1SW217
      6.01.811.8SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815E82Mod. Wind
      714ENE72Mod. Wind
      714ENE70Mod. Wind
      611E87Light Wind
      611SE146Light Wind
      1019SSE166Mod. Wind
      1222SSE152Mod. Wind
      918SSE150Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:52 AM/1.35m
      • Low
        • 12:53 AM/0.70m
        • 12:57 PM/0.64m
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