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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
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Weather Alexander Bay
  • Sea Temp: 12.2 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:40 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:58 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Wed 01

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      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 12  
  • Thu 02

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Fri 03

      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
  • Sat 04

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Sun 05

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Mon 06

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 10  
  • Tue 07

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

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Wed 01

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        -
      •    
        -
      • 16  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Thu 02

      • 10  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Fri 03

      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Sat 04

      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Sun 05

      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Mon 06

      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Tue 07

      • 26  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 24  
      14
      • 26  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Wed 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      148-10
      178-10
      208-10
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.03.715.3SSW212
      11.83.615.1SSW213
      11.63.514.8SSW213
      11.23.414.6SW214

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1629SSE162Fresh Wind
      1834SSE165Fresh Wind
      1731SSE152Fresh Wind
      1732SSE156Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:12 AM/1.35m
      • Low
        • 1:50 AM/0.82m
        • 2:51 PM/0.79m
  • Thu 02
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      086-8
      115-7
      145-7
      174-6
      204-6
      234-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.73.314.5SW215
      10.33.114.5SW215
      9.73.014.4SW214
      9.22.814.3SSW213
      8.92.714.1SSW213
      8.72.713.8SSW213
      8.62.613.7SSW213
      8.12.513.5SSW213

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1731SSE163Fresh Wind
      1528SSE156Fresh Wind
      1020SSE154Mod. Wind
      816SSE153Mod. Wind
      1121S183Mod. Wind
      1528S180Fresh Wind
      1427SSE149Mod. Wind
      1121SSE162Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:04 AM/1.31m
      • Low
        • 3:50 AM/0.85m
        • 4:45 PM/0.77m
  • Fri 03
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-4
      083-4
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.62.313.4SSW212
      7.12.113.3SSW212
      6.52.013.0SSW213
      6.01.812.8SSW213
      5.71.712.7SSW213
      5.51.712.7SSW213
      5.31.613.0SW214
      5.21.613.0SW216

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019S171Mod. Wind
      1121S173Mod. Wind
      815SSE152Mod. Wind
      814S173Mod. Wind
      1018S177Mod. Wind
      1121S176Mod. Wind
      816SSE163Mod. Wind
      814SSE165Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:46 AM/1.40m
      • Low
        • 5:38 AM/0.75m
        • 6:06 PM/0.66m
  • Sat 04
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      051-2
      081-2
      111-2
      141-2
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.11.512.8SW217
      4.91.512.6SW218
      4.81.512.4SW218
      4.81.412.2SW220
      4.81.512.1SW220
      5.11.512.8SW221
      5.21.613.0SW221
      5.21.612.8SW222

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510SSE161Light Wind
      713S174Mod. Wind
      918SSE160Mod. Wind
      917SSE166Mod. Wind
      1324S183Mod. Wind
      1528SSE168Fresh Wind
      1425SSE151Mod. Wind
      1120SSE159Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:24 AM/1.52m
        • 12:53 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 6:45 AM/0.59m
        • 7:03 PM/0.52m
  • Sun 05
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      051-2
      081-2
      111-2
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.11.612.6SW223
      5.01.512.4SW223
      5.01.512.3SW223
      4.91.511.9SW222
      4.91.511.8SW223
      5.01.511.8SW223
      5.01.511.8SW225
      4.91.511.6SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1018SSE150Mod. Wind
      1426SSE152Mod. Wind
      1325SSE153Mod. Wind
      1222SSE162Mod. Wind
      1426S174Mod. Wind
      1223S173Mod. Wind
      1120SSE162Mod. Wind
      816SSE155Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:16 AM/1.69m
        • 1:43 PM/1.69m
      • Low
        • 7:35 AM/0.42m
        • 7:49 PM/0.38m
  • Mon 06
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      082-3
      112-3
      143-4
      174-5
      206-8
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.91.511.3SW224
      5.21.611.1SW223
      5.71.710.9SW221
      6.21.910.8SW218
      7.02.110.5SW217
      8.12.513.0SW215
      9.83.015.3SSW211
      11.63.514.9SSW209

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      916SSE160Mod. Wind
      1223SSE159Mod. Wind
      1222SE146Mod. Wind
      1224SSE150Mod. Wind
      1630SSE165Fresh Wind
      1935S169Fresh Wind
      1935SSE162Fresh Wind
      2445SSE148Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:01 AM/1.85m
        • 2:26 PM/1.81m
      • Low
        • 8:19 AM/0.27m
        • 8:32 PM/0.28m
  • Tue 07
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      0210-12
      0510-12
      0810-12
      118-10
      148-10
      178-10
      2010-12
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.93.914.5SSW209
      13.34.014.3SSW211
      13.34.114.1SSW212
      12.73.913.9SSW211
      12.43.813.7SSW212
      12.73.913.4SSW212
      13.34.113.3SSW212
      13.24.013.0SSW210

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2546SSE148Strong Wind
      2445SE146Strong Wind
      2648SE144Strong Wind
      1935SE129Fresh Wind
      2444SSE160Strong Wind
      2649SSE158Strong Wind
      2954SSE149Near Gale
      2648SE140Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:43 AM/1.97m
        • 3:08 PM/1.89m
      • Low
        • 9:00 AM/0.17m
        • 9:12 PM/0.21m
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