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Namaqualand and N Cape

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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
Swell
height
Swell
period
Surface
wind
CSIR buoy
Saldanha Bay
CSIR buoy
Table Bay
Webcam
TableView
Webcam
Blouberg
Weather Alexander Bay
  • Sea Temp: 13.0 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:30 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:28 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Wed 22

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
  • Thu 23

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Fri 24

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 5  
  • Sat 25

      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Sun 26

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Mon 27

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Tue 28

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 15  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Wed 22

      • 5  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 4  
      20
  • Thu 23

      • 1  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 2  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 5  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 18  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 20  
      14
      • 23  
      17
      • 23  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Mon 27

      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Tue 28

      • 12  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 18  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Wed 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-4
      083-4
      113-4
      143-4
      173-4
      203-4
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.12.111.3SSW206
      6.92.111.1SSW206
      6.82.110.8SSW204
      6.82.110.5SSW202
      6.72.010.9SSW200
      6.62.011.4SSW199
      6.41.911.7SSW200
      6.11.911.6SSW201

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      24S175Calm
      47S169Light Wind
      59S174Light Wind
      59S184Light Wind
      713SSW213Mod. Wind
      816SSW209Mod. Wind
      47SSW193Light Wind
      25W261Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:52 AM/1.37m
        • 1:01 PM/1.44m
      • Low
        • 6:53 AM/0.78m
        • 7:18 PM/0.64m
  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      111-2
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.81.811.5SSW203
      5.61.711.3SSW205
      5.31.611.1SSW206
      5.21.612.9WSW243
      5.11.612.7WSW243
      5.11.511.3SW222
      4.91.510.2SSW207
      4.81.513.3W269

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      24WSW256Calm
      12W276Calm
      12NW308Calm
      37W271Calm
      714WSW251Mod. Wind
      816SW233Mod. Wind
      25WSW248Calm
      36WNW293Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:36 AM/1.49m
        • 1:44 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 7:39 AM/0.67m
        • 7:56 PM/0.54m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      052-3
      081-2
      111-2
      141-2
      171-2
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.61.413.2W269
      4.41.416.6WNW302
      4.31.313.2W269
      4.21.313.1W269
      4.21.314.1WNW290
      4.31.315.6WNW302
      4.51.415.5WNW300
      4.61.415.4WNW297

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      49WSW256Light Wind
      48SW228Light Wind
      510SSW192Light Wind
      816S186Mod. Wind
      1122S187Mod. Wind
      1324S171Mod. Wind
      1223SSE155Mod. Wind
      1223SSE164Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:11 AM/1.61m
        • 2:21 PM/1.65m
      • Low
        • 8:16 AM/0.55m
        • 8:31 PM/0.44m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      143-4
      174-5
      204-6
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.91.515.4WNW292
      5.41.615.2W280
      6.01.814.9W262
      6.62.014.8WSW248
      7.32.214.6WSW237
      8.32.514.4SW232
      9.32.814.1SW228
      9.62.913.7SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1529SSE162Fresh Wind
      1631SSE156Fresh Wind
      1834SSE155Fresh Wind
      1834SSE158Fresh Wind
      2037SSE166Fresh Wind
      2344SSE164Strong Wind
      2344SSE160Strong Wind
      2140SSE158Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:44 AM/1.72m
        • 2:56 PM/1.74m
      • Low
        • 8:51 AM/0.44m
        • 9:04 PM/0.35m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      054-6
      084-6
      114-5
      144-5
      173-5
      203-5
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.52.913.5SW226
      9.32.813.2SW227
      9.02.713.0SW224
      8.72.612.9SW225
      8.42.612.9SW226
      8.22.512.8SW226
      8.02.412.6SW225
      7.72.412.5SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1833SSE160Fresh Wind
      1528SSE158Fresh Wind
      1324SSE156Mod. Wind
      1223SSE164Mod. Wind
      1427S180Mod. Wind
      1630S169Fresh Wind
      1630SSE162Fresh Wind
      1527SSE161Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:17 AM/1.82m
        • 3:31 PM/1.81m
      • Low
        • 9:25 AM/0.36m
        • 9:38 PM/0.30m
  • Mon 27
    • 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°
      7.32.212.2SW223
      6.82.111.9SW222
      6.42.011.8SW223
      6.21.911.5SW222
      6.11.911.2SW216
      6.11.911.0SW215
      5.91.810.9SW216
      5.71.710.7SW214

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1324SSE164Mod. Wind
      1222SSE164Mod. Wind
      1120SSE162Mod. Wind
      1121S173Mod. Wind
      1426S185Mod. Wind
      1529S173Fresh Wind
      1426SSE161Mod. Wind
      1223SSE167Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:50 AM/1.89m
        • 4:06 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:00 AM/0.30m
        • 10:12 PM/0.27m
  • Tue 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      051-2
      081-2
      111-2
      142-3
      173-4
      203-4
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.41.610.5SSW214
      5.21.611.5SW221
      5.11.613.3SW233
      5.21.612.8SW232
      5.51.712.4SW233
      6.11.914.6SW225
      6.72.015.9SW220
      7.02.115.3SW221

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121S178Mod. Wind
      1223S177Mod. Wind
      1223SSE158Mod. Wind
      1427S171Mod. Wind
      1630S170Fresh Wind
      1835SSE168Fresh Wind
      1936SSE162Fresh Wind
      1833SSE161Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:25 AM/1.93m
        • 4:43 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:36 AM/0.28m
        • 10:47 PM/0.28m

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