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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: 9.1 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:42 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:37 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 21

      •    
      •    
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Fri 22

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 11  
  • Sat 23

      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 11  
  • Sun 24

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Mon 25

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Tue 26

      • 13  
      • 14  
      • 15  
      • 15  
      • 15  
  • Wed 27

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

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 21

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 7  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Fri 22

      • 15  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 22  
      17
      • 23  
      20
  • Sat 23

      • 22  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Sun 24

      • 8  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Mon 25

      • 7  
      08
      • 2  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Tue 26

      • 12  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 22  
      17
      • 24  
      20
  • Wed 27

      • 22  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 23  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      145-7
      175-7
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.42.915.3SW219
      9.42.915.2SW218
      9.42.915.2SW218
      9.42.915.0SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      713SSW194Mod. Wind
      917SSW193Mod. Wind
      815S173Mod. Wind
      815S173Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:49 AM/1.77m
        • 4:04 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 9:53 AM/0.30m
        • 10:15 PM/0.29m
  • Fri 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      055-7
      085-7
      115-7
      146-8
      176-8
      206-8
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.32.814.8SW218
      9.32.814.7SW218
      9.32.814.6SW218
      9.42.914.6SW219
      9.83.014.5SW219
      10.13.114.5SW219
      10.53.214.7SW219
      11.13.415.0SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1018SSE161Mod. Wind
      1324SSE166Mod. Wind
      1527SSE162Fresh Wind
      1733SSE166Fresh Wind
      2139SSE167Strong Wind
      2240SSE162Strong Wind
      2343SSE158Strong Wind
      2548SSE152Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:22 AM/1.73m
        • 4:36 PM/1.79m
      • Low
        • 10:23 AM/0.34m
        • 10:45 PM/0.34m
  • Sat 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      028-10
      058-10
      088-10
      118-10
      148-10
      178-10
      206-8
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.53.514.6SW218
      12.03.714.3SW218
      12.43.814.1SW218
      12.23.714.0SW217
      11.93.613.8SW218
      11.63.513.7SW219
      11.33.413.7SW219
      10.93.313.7SW220

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2445SSE153Strong Wind
      2444SSE151Strong Wind
      2241SSE150Strong Wind
      1936SSE155Fresh Wind
      1834S169Fresh Wind
      1732SSE169Fresh Wind
      1325SSE164Mod. Wind
      1020SSE168Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:54 AM/1.68m
        • 5:07 PM/1.72m
      • Low
        • 10:52 AM/0.40m
        • 11:15 PM/0.42m
  • Sun 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      085-7
      114-6
      144-6
      174-5
      203-5
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.53.213.8SW221
      10.03.014.1SW221
      9.52.914.3SW221
      8.92.714.2SW221
      8.72.614.0SW221
      8.32.513.8SW221
      7.72.413.6SW221
      7.22.213.4SW221

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      918S169Mod. Wind
      815SSE162Mod. Wind
      816SSE162Mod. Wind
      59SSE147Light Wind
      1935SSW199Fresh Wind
      1426SSE152Mod. Wind
      713S174Mod. Wind
      1222SSW193Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:25 AM/1.60m
        • 5:38 PM/1.62m
      • Low
        • 11:22 AM/0.49m
        • 11:46 PM/0.51m
  • Mon 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-4
      083-4
      113-4
      143-4
      174-6
      205-7
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.02.113.5SW220
      6.82.113.8SW220
      6.82.113.9SW220
      6.82.114.0SW221
      7.12.114.6SW222
      7.82.416.4SW219
      9.12.815.8SW220
      10.43.215.3SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019S187Mod. Wind
      917S187Mod. Wind
      714S188Mod. Wind
      23S174Calm
      917SSW207Mod. Wind
      1122S180Mod. Wind
      1324S176Mod. Wind
      1630SSE167Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:59 AM/1.50m
        • 6:11 PM/1.50m
      • Low
        • 11:54 AM/0.59m
  • Tue 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      028-10
      058-10
      0810-12
      1110-12
      1410-15
      1710-15
      2010-15
      2310-15
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.43.514.9SW218
      12.13.714.5SW216
      12.93.914.6SSW214
      13.84.214.9SSW210
      14.54.415.1SSW208
      14.94.514.9SSW209
      14.94.514.7SSW210
      14.64.514.5SSW210

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1629SSE156Fresh Wind
      1224SE140Mod. Wind
      1223SE134Mod. Wind
      1325SE140Mod. Wind
      1833SSE161Fresh Wind
      2242SSE161Strong Wind
      2444SSE155Strong Wind
      2445SSE152Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:36 AM/1.40m
      • Low
        • 12:20 AM/0.61m
        • 12:32 PM/0.70m
  • Wed 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      0210-12
      0510-12
      0810-12
      118-10
      148-10
      178-10
      208-10
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      14.34.314.4SSW210
      13.84.214.2SSW209
      13.34.014.0SSW210
      12.53.813.8SSW209
      12.13.713.6SSW208
      12.03.713.5SSW207
      12.03.613.4SSW206
      11.93.613.2SSW205

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2546SE145Strong Wind
      2445SE140Strong Wind
      2241SE137Strong Wind
      1834SE145Fresh Wind
      2139SSE168Strong Wind
      2342SSE164Strong Wind
      2343SSE156Strong Wind
      2343SSE157Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:24 AM/1.30m
      • Low
        • 1:03 AM/0.71m
        • 1:24 PM/0.81m

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