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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: 13.2 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:18 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:11 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 19

      •    
      •    
      •    
      •    
      • 8  
  • Fri 20

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Sat 21

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
  • Sun 22

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Mon 23

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Tue 24

      • 9  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Wed 25

      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 19

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 18  
      20
  • Fri 20

      • 16  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Sat 21

      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Sun 22

      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 5  
      20
  • Mon 23

      • 7  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Tue 24

      • 9  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Wed 25

      • 12  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 7  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      203-5
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.02.513.3SW227
      8.22.513.1SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1834SSE157Fresh Wind
      1834SSE155Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:14 AM/1.82m
        • 5:43 PM/1.70m
      • Low
        • 11:29 AM/0.34m
        • 11:45 PM/0.47m
  • Fri 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-5
      113-5
      143-5
      174-5
      204-5
      234-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.32.512.6SW227
      8.22.512.5SW225
      8.22.512.2SW225
      8.22.511.9SW223
      8.42.611.8SW221
      8.52.611.9SW219
      8.52.612.1SW217
      8.32.512.2SW215

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1833SSE156Fresh Wind
      1630SSE156Fresh Wind
      1630SSE158Fresh Wind
      1426SSE156Mod. Wind
      1324SSE167Mod. Wind
      1325S171Mod. Wind
      1222SSE158Mod. Wind
      815SSE159Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:59 AM/1.71m
        • 6:32 PM/1.61m
      • Low
        • 12:14 PM/0.44m
  • Sat 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-4
      113-4
      143-4
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.02.412.3SW215
      7.62.312.3SW216
      7.32.212.1SW217
      7.02.111.9SW217
      6.72.011.8SW218
      6.52.011.7SW218
      6.21.911.7SW218
      6.01.811.5SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      713S170Mod. Wind
      713SSE163Mod. Wind
      713SSE150Mod. Wind
      714SSE156Mod. Wind
      917S174Mod. Wind
      1019S173Mod. Wind
      1019SSE159Mod. Wind
      1018SSE157Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:52 AM/1.57m
      • Low
        • 12:37 AM/0.58m
        • 1:11 PM/0.57m
  • Sun 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      173-4
      203-4
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.71.711.6SW217
      5.51.712.0SW216
      5.51.713.2SW220
      5.91.813.2SW227
      6.42.012.8SW229
      6.82.112.6SW229
      7.12.212.5SW227
      7.32.212.6SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      816SSE156Mod. Wind
      815SSE154Mod. Wind
      815SSE157Mod. Wind
      816SSE160Mod. Wind
      917S172Mod. Wind
      917S174Mod. Wind
      510S171Light Wind
      48SSW211Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:01 AM/1.44m
      • Low
        • 1:48 AM/0.69m
        • 2:29 PM/0.68m
  • Mon 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-4
      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°
      7.32.213.3SW224
      7.22.213.8SW223
      7.12.213.8SW224
      6.92.113.8SW225
      6.72.014.0SW227
      6.52.014.2SW228
      6.72.014.0SW228
      7.02.113.6SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      36SW231Calm
      36NNW340Calm
      714NNW327Mod. Wind
      917NW316Mod. Wind
      1019NW304Mod. Wind
      918NW315Mod. Wind
      816NW311Mod. Wind
      611W276Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:36 AM/1.37m
      • Low
        • 3:29 AM/0.74m
        • 4:09 PM/0.71m
  • Tue 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-4
      084-6
      116-8
      146-8
      176-8
      205-7
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.22.213.2SW228
      7.72.413.0SW227
      9.12.813.1SW225
      10.63.213.2SW225
      11.13.413.1SW227
      11.03.312.8SW229
      10.63.212.6SW232
      10.13.112.5SW234

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      611SSW200Light Wind
      816SSE161Mod. Wind
      917SE146Mod. Wind
      1020SSE148Mod. Wind
      1325SSE162Mod. Wind
      1630SSE165Fresh Wind
      1731SSE155Fresh Wind
      1731SSE153Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:16 AM/1.39m
      • Low
        • 5:11 AM/0.69m
        • 5:36 PM/0.66m
  • Wed 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-5
      053-5
      083-4
      113-4
      143-4
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.62.912.4SW235
      9.22.812.2SW236
      8.62.612.0SW236
      8.02.411.8SW235
      7.42.311.7SW234
      7.02.111.3SW233
      6.62.011.0SW231
      6.21.910.8SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732SSE150Fresh Wind
      1528SSE147Fresh Wind
      1223SE145Mod. Wind
      1018SSE151Mod. Wind
      916SSE161Mod. Wind
      713S176Mod. Wind
      12SSE153Calm
      916NNW332Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:29 PM/1.48m
      • Low
        • 6:23 AM/0.58m
        • 6:39 PM/0.58m
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