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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: 11.4 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:46 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:55 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Tue 28

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Wed 29

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Thu 30

      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
  • Fri 31

      • 5  
      • 4  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 6  
  • Sat 01

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Sun 02

      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Mon 03

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 6  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Tue 28

      • 17  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 22  
      17
      • 22  
      20
  • Wed 29

      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Thu 30

      • 5  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Fri 31

      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Sat 01

      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Sun 02

      • 12  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Mon 03

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

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Tue 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      081-2
      111-2
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.61.712.6WSW243
      5.41.612.3WSW243
      5.51.711.8WSW242
      5.81.811.6WSW242
      6.31.911.3WSW241
      6.82.18.3SW216
      7.32.26.3S181
      7.52.36.6S181

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325SSE157Mod. Wind
      1426SSE155Mod. Wind
      1731SSE153Fresh Wind
      1936SSE154Fresh Wind
      2139SSE161Strong Wind
      2241SSE162Strong Wind
      2242SSE156Strong Wind
      2139SSE153Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:25 AM/1.95m
        • 3:47 PM/1.88m
      • Low
        • 9:39 AM/0.20m
        • 9:51 PM/0.24m
  • Wed 29
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      113-4
      143-5
      173-5
      203-5
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.52.37.0S182
      7.32.27.4S189
      7.02.17.7SSW192
      6.92.113.8SSW209
      7.02.115.9SSW213
      7.32.215.2SSW213
      7.42.314.5SW214
      7.42.314.0SW214

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1834SSE153Fresh Wind
      1630SSE154Fresh Wind
      1426SSE151Mod. Wind
      1324SSE158Mod. Wind
      1426S169Mod. Wind
      1528SSE167Fresh Wind
      1324SSE159Mod. Wind
      916S170Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:03 AM/1.98m
        • 4:25 PM/1.89m
      • Low
        • 10:16 AM/0.19m
        • 10:29 PM/0.25m
  • Thu 30
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-4
      083-4
      113-4
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.32.213.6SW215
      7.02.113.4SW216
      6.72.013.1SW216
      6.31.912.8SW217
      5.91.812.6SW218
      5.61.712.5SW218
      5.31.612.3SW219
      5.11.612.0SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510S179Light Wind
      36SSW199Calm
      510S173Light Wind
      611S177Light Wind
      714S188Mod. Wind
      1121S189Mod. Wind
      815SSE161Mod. Wind
      713S173Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:41 AM/1.96m
        • 5:06 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:55 AM/0.22m
        • 11:09 PM/0.31m
  • Fri 31
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      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°
      4.91.511.8SW219
      4.71.411.7SW220
      4.51.411.5SW221
      4.41.311.3SW221
      4.51.411.2SW221
      5.01.511.2SW221
      5.51.711.4SW220
      6.01.811.4SW222

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611SSE152Light Wind
      713SSE152Mod. Wind
      1019SSE160Mod. Wind
      1018SSE155Mod. Wind
      1324S171Mod. Wind
      1426SSE165Mod. Wind
      1324SSE163Mod. Wind
      1121SSE164Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:22 AM/1.89m
        • 5:48 PM/1.75m
      • Low
        • 11:37 AM/0.30m
        • 11:52 PM/0.41m
  • Sat 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      203-4
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.21.911.1SW224
      6.21.910.9SW226
      6.11.910.7SW227
      6.11.910.6SW227
      6.31.910.5SW228
      6.72.010.5SW227
      7.32.210.6SW226
      7.92.411.9SW221

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1020SSE156Mod. Wind
      1019SSE151Mod. Wind
      1324SSE158Mod. Wind
      1324SSE162Mod. Wind
      1631SSE165Fresh Wind
      1731SSE163Fresh Wind
      1629SSE160Fresh Wind
      1427SSE161Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:07 AM/1.77m
        • 6:37 PM/1.64m
      • Low
        • 12:23 PM/0.42m
  • Sun 02
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      054-6
      085-7
      115-7
      145-7
      175-7
      205-7
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.613.3SW218
      9.12.813.5SW219
      9.42.913.5SW220
      9.52.913.4SW220
      9.42.914.4SW218
      9.32.814.2SW219
      9.02.714.2SW218
      8.62.614.0SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325SSE161Mod. Wind
      1223SSE160Mod. Wind
      1222SSE156Mod. Wind
      1120SSE158Mod. Wind
      1223S175Mod. Wind
      1325S172Mod. Wind
      1121SSE157Mod. Wind
      1222SSE154Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:59 AM/1.62m
      • Low
        • 12:43 AM/0.54m
        • 1:19 PM/0.56m
  • Mon 03
    • Beach forecast

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

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.12.513.7SW218
      7.62.313.5SW217
      7.02.113.4SW216
      6.62.013.3SW216
      6.52.013.1SW216
      6.72.012.8SW217
      6.92.112.5SW216
      6.92.112.4SW215

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121SSE152Mod. Wind
      1222SSE152Mod. Wind
      1223SSE152Mod. Wind
      1426SSE160Mod. Wind
      1731SSE167Fresh Wind
      1834SSE168Fresh Wind
      1732SSE159Fresh Wind
      1630SSE158Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:05 AM/1.47m
      • Low
        • 1:49 AM/0.68m
        • 2:36 PM/0.69m

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