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Namaqualand and N Cape

Sporadically updated

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: 9.7 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:20 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:18 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Wed 21

      •    
      •    
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Thu 22

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Fri 23

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Sat 24

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sun 25

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Mon 26

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
  • Tue 27

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

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Wed 21

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 4  
      14
      • 5  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Thu 22

      • 6  
      08
      • 4  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Fri 23

      • 11  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Sat 24

      • 9  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Sun 25

      • 7  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Mon 26

      • 16  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 23  
      17
      • 24  
      20
  • Tue 27

      • 24  
      08
      • 24  
      11
      • 25  
      14
      • 26  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Wed 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      143-5
      174-5
      204-5
      234-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.12.116.8SW220
      7.52.316.2SW222
      7.82.415.6SW223
      7.92.415.1SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      47SE127Light Wind
      510SSE165Light Wind
      612SSE153Light Wind
      714SE135Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:18 AM/1.46m
      • Low
        • 12:13 AM/0.54m
        • 12:17 PM/0.56m
  • Thu 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-5
      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°
      7.92.414.6SW227
      7.92.414.4SW229
      7.82.414.2SW232
      7.72.314.4SW233
      7.52.314.7SW232
      7.42.314.6SW230
      7.32.214.4SW227
      7.32.214.2SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      47SE146Light Wind
      612S181Light Wind
      611SSE154Light Wind
      48SSE149Light Wind
      1019S190Mod. Wind
      1222SSE166Mod. Wind
      1120SSE156Mod. Wind
      1019SSE150Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:58 AM/1.38m
      • Low
        • 12:53 AM/0.60m
        • 12:56 PM/0.64m
  • Fri 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°
      7.32.214.0SW227
      7.52.313.9SW227
      7.62.313.8SW228
      7.62.313.6SW230
      7.62.313.3SW233
      7.62.313.1SW232
      7.52.313.0SW232
      7.32.212.8SW235

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1020SSE155Mod. Wind
      1223SSE152Mod. Wind
      1121SE143Mod. Wind
      1222SSE153Mod. Wind
      1426SSE158Mod. Wind
      1528SSE158Fresh Wind
      1426SSE147Mod. Wind
      1222SSE146Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:51 AM/1.31m
      • Low
        • 1:44 AM/0.67m
        • 1:51 PM/0.72m
  • Sat 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.02.112.5WSW237
      6.72.012.4WSW239
      6.41.912.4WSW240
      6.11.912.3WSW241
      6.01.812.2WSW239
      6.01.811.8WSW239
      6.01.811.6WSW240
      6.01.811.6WSW240

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121SSE147Mod. Wind
      1020SE142Mod. Wind
      917SE137Mod. Wind
      611SE131Light Wind
      814S183Mod. Wind
      1223SSW192Mod. Wind
      917S169Mod. Wind
      916SSE162Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:08 AM/1.26m
      • Low
        • 2:57 AM/0.71m
        • 3:16 PM/0.78m
  • Sun 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      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°
      6.11.911.6WSW240
      6.11.913.5SW227
      6.21.915.2SW221
      6.31.914.6SW223
      6.52.014.3SW223
      6.82.114.1SW223
      7.22.213.7SW224
      7.52.313.4SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      816SSE148Mod. Wind
      713SE144Mod. Wind
      713SSE158Mod. Wind
      1222S170Mod. Wind
      1223SSE164Mod. Wind
      1427SSE167Mod. Wind
      1529SSE161Fresh Wind
      1427SSE158Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:47 AM/1.28m
      • Low
        • 4:30 AM/0.70m
        • 4:58 PM/0.75m
  • Mon 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-5
      114-5
      144-5
      174-6
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.72.313.3SW224
      7.72.413.1SW224
      7.92.412.9SW223
      8.32.512.8SW222
      8.82.712.7SW221
      9.42.912.7SW221
      10.03.012.6SW220
      10.23.112.5SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325SSE155Mod. Wind
      1427SSE159Mod. Wind
      1630SSE157Fresh Wind
      1935SSE155Fresh Wind
      2140SSE167Strong Wind
      2343SSE163Strong Wind
      2445SSE159Strong Wind
      2343SSE156Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:10 PM/1.39m
      • Low
        • 5:52 AM/0.62m
        • 6:19 PM/0.65m
  • Tue 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      055-7
      086-8
      118-10
      1410-12
      1710-15
      2015-18
      2310-15
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.23.112.4SW218
      10.33.112.3SW218
      10.73.312.5SW217
      11.63.513.3SSW213
      13.14.014.2SSW209
      14.54.415.5SSW204
      15.34.716.1SSW203
      15.24.615.7SSW206

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2242SSE155Strong Wind
      2343SSE153Strong Wind
      2445SSE151Strong Wind
      2445SSE151Strong Wind
      2547SSE161Strong Wind
      2648SSE163Strong Wind
      2546SSE160Strong Wind
      2242SSE161Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:30 AM/1.50m
        • 1:10 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 6:54 AM/0.50m
        • 7:19 PM/0.51m
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