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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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Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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: 11.2 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:44 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:51 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Wed 20

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      •    
      •    
      •    
      • 9  
  • Thu 21

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Fri 22

      • 14  
      • 15  
      • 15  
      • 14  
      • 13  
  • Sat 23

      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Sun 24

      • 11  
      • 13  
      • 14  
      • 15  
      • 14  
  • Mon 25

      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Tue 26

      • 13  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 11  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 16  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 18  
      20
      • 16  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 14  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Wed 20

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 11  
      20
  • Thu 21

      • 3  
      08
      • 2  
      11
      • 5  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Fri 22

      • 11  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Sat 23

      • 7  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Sun 24

      • 12  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Mon 25

      • 10  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Tue 26

      • 12  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 9  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Wed 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      204-5
      234-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.22.812.7SW231
      8.92.712.6SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1120SSE165Mod. Wind
      713S172Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:54 AM/1.38m
      • Low
        • 2:57 AM/0.61m
        • 3:09 PM/0.63m
  • Thu 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-5
      113-5
      143-5
      173-5
      203-4
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.612.6SW230
      8.42.612.6SW229
      8.32.512.5SW227
      8.22.512.5SW225
      8.12.512.7SW224
      7.92.412.9SW224
      7.52.312.9SW225
      7.62.312.9SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510S178Light Wind
      48SSE157Light Wind
      36SE135Calm
      24SE137Calm
      510SSW198Light Wind
      713S187Mod. Wind
      612SSE157Light Wind
      714SE145Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:14 AM/1.34m
      • Low
        • 4:15 AM/0.62m
        • 4:24 PM/0.67m
  • Fri 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      056-8
      0810-12
      1110-12
      1410-12
      1710-12
      208-10
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.92.714.4SW230
      11.33.515.0SW231
      13.64.215.9SW230
      14.74.516.3SW231
      14.64.515.9SW233
      14.04.315.5SW234
      13.44.115.3SW235
      12.73.914.8SW235

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      816SE141Mod. Wind
      918SE142Mod. Wind
      1121SE144Mod. Wind
      1222SE142Mod. Wind
      1324SSE162Mod. Wind
      1325S170Mod. Wind
      1222S172Mod. Wind
      917SSE159Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:29 AM/1.36m
      • Low
        • 5:26 AM/0.60m
        • 5:33 PM/0.67m
  • Sat 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      086-8
      115-7
      144-6
      174-5
      204-5
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.23.714.5SW234
      11.63.514.1SW233
      11.03.313.7SW233
      10.33.113.4SW232
      9.62.913.1SW232
      9.12.812.8SW232
      9.02.712.6SW232
      9.42.913.0SW232

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611S188Light Wind
      918SSW194Mod. Wind
      713SSE152Mod. Wind
      611SSE151Light Wind
      815SSE166Mod. Wind
      816SSE159Mod. Wind
      1018SSE164Mod. Wind
      1020SSE149Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:30 PM/1.40m
      • Low
        • 6:25 AM/0.56m
        • 6:31 PM/0.64m
  • Sun 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      055-7
      086-8
      118-10
      1410-12
      1710-15
      2010-12
      2310-12
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.93.013.7SW230
      10.33.113.3SW231
      11.13.413.3SW232
      12.53.817.9SW232
      13.84.218.7SW232
      14.54.417.9SW232
      14.34.417.5SW233
      13.64.217.3SW234

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121SE143Mod. Wind
      1121SSE148Mod. Wind
      1222SE145Mod. Wind
      1120SSE149Mod. Wind
      1325S169Mod. Wind
      1325SSE166Mod. Wind
      1222S172Mod. Wind
      1121SSE158Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:43 AM/1.56m
        • 1:20 PM/1.46m
      • Low
        • 7:12 AM/0.51m
        • 7:19 PM/0.61m
  • Mon 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      028-10
      058-10
      086-8
      116-8
      145-7
      175-7
      205-7
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.73.916.6SW234
      11.83.616.3SW234
      11.03.316.2SW233
      10.33.115.5SW234
      10.03.015.3SW232
      10.03.015.1SW231
      10.23.114.5SW231
      11.23.415.0SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1020SSE157Mod. Wind
      1121SSE154Mod. Wind
      1020SSE149Mod. Wind
      1223SSE155Mod. Wind
      1629SSE162Fresh Wind
      1733SSE160Fresh Wind
      1731SSE156Fresh Wind
      1631SSE158Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:28 AM/1.59m
        • 2:01 PM/1.51m
      • Low
        • 7:52 AM/0.47m
        • 8:00 PM/0.57m
  • Tue 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      0210-12
      0510-12
      0810-12
      118-10
      148-10
      176-8
      206-8
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.43.817.0SW216
      13.04.016.2SW218
      12.83.915.4SW219
      12.13.715.1SW222
      11.53.514.6SW224
      11.03.414.3SW227
      10.63.214.2SW230
      10.23.114.0SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1935SSE158Fresh Wind
      1833SSE154Fresh Wind
      1222SE141Mod. Wind
      612S180Light Wind
      1019SSW193Mod. Wind
      917S175Mod. Wind
      611S169Light Wind
      611S182Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:07 AM/1.61m
        • 2:38 PM/1.56m
      • Low
        • 8:26 AM/0.44m
        • 8:36 PM/0.55m
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