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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: 14.7 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:31 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:27 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Fri 22

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Sat 23

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Sun 24

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Mon 25

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
  • Tue 26

      • 5  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 5  
  • Wed 27

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Thu 28

      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 16  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Fri 22

      • 8  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Sat 23

      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Sun 24

      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Mon 25

      • 11  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Tue 26

      • 8  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Wed 27

      • 21  
      08
      • 21  
      11
      • 24  
      14
      • 24  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Thu 28

      • 23  
      08
      • 23  
      11
      • 24  
      14
      • 25  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Fri 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      054-5
      083-5
      113-5
      143-5
      173-4
      203-4
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.72.614.2SW228
      8.32.514.1SW228
      8.12.513.9SW229
      7.92.413.7SW229
      7.72.413.6SW228
      7.62.313.4SW228
      7.52.313.3SW227
      7.42.313.2SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1020S174Mod. Wind
      816S174Mod. Wind
      816SSE167Mod. Wind
      916S171Mod. Wind
      1019S179Mod. Wind
      1223S175Mod. Wind
      1222SSE162Mod. Wind
      1222SSE153Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:15 AM/1.97m
        • 5:35 PM/1.81m
      • Low
        • 11:31 AM/0.28m
        • 11:41 PM/0.32m
  • Sat 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°
      7.32.213.1SW224
      7.12.212.9SW224
      7.02.112.8SW223
      6.82.112.8SW222
      6.72.012.8SW222
      6.82.112.7SW221
      6.82.112.7SW221
      6.92.112.6SW221

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222SSE152Mod. Wind
      1121SSE153Mod. Wind
      1120SSE154Mod. Wind
      1121SSE155Mod. Wind
      1325S170Mod. Wind
      1629SSE169Fresh Wind
      1325SSE162Mod. Wind
      1121SSE161Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:57 AM/1.89m
        • 6:17 PM/1.69m
      • Low
        • 12:13 PM/0.38m
  • Sun 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-5
      084-5
      114-5
      144-5
      174-5
      203-5
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.02.112.7SW220
      7.22.214.7SW216
      7.42.216.2SW214
      7.42.315.9SW215
      7.52.315.4SW215
      7.42.315.1SW215
      7.32.214.6SW215
      7.12.214.3SW216

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1020SSE160Mod. Wind
      1222SSE159Mod. Wind
      1222SE143Mod. Wind
      1223SSE156Mod. Wind
      1325SSE166Mod. Wind
      1528S170Fresh Wind
      1529SSE162Fresh Wind
      1425SSE151Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:39 AM/1.76m
      • Low
        • 12:22 AM/0.44m
        • 12:58 PM/0.51m
  • Mon 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      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°
      6.82.114.2SW216
      6.52.013.8SW216
      6.11.913.5SW217
      5.81.813.4SW217
      5.61.713.2SW218
      5.51.712.8SW219
      5.41.712.6SW219
      5.31.612.5SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222SSE157Mod. Wind
      1426SSE154Mod. Wind
      1122SSE147Mod. Wind
      1019SSE157Mod. Wind
      1019S169Mod. Wind
      1222S172Mod. Wind
      1324SSE162Mod. Wind
      917SSE162Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:26 AM/1.61m
      • Low
        • 1:05 AM/0.58m
        • 1:49 PM/0.65m
  • Tue 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      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°
      5.11.612.3SW220
      4.81.511.9SW221
      4.51.411.8SW221
      4.21.311.7SW221
      4.01.211.6SW221
      4.31.311.3SW222
      5.41.711.1SW223
      6.62.07.8SSW205

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1018S177Mod. Wind
      714SSE157Mod. Wind
      814S169Mod. Wind
      714SSE160Mod. Wind
      816S176Mod. Wind
      1630S173Fresh Wind
      2139SSE156Strong Wind
      2140SSE158Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:23 AM/1.46m
      • Low
        • 1:58 AM/0.73m
        • 2:57 PM/0.77m
  • Wed 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      053-4
      083-4
      114-5
      146-8
      176-8
      208-10
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.62.37.2SSW200
      8.12.57.9SSW204
      8.62.68.2SSW206
      9.12.811.2SSW212
      10.13.114.4SW217
      10.93.314.3SW217
      11.43.514.0SW217
      11.43.513.6SW217

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2242SSE157Strong Wind
      2140SSE152Strong Wind
      2140SSE149Strong Wind
      2139SSE151Strong Wind
      2445SSE161Strong Wind
      2445SSE165Strong Wind
      2547SSE159Strong Wind
      2445SSE154Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:43 AM/1.35m
      • Low
        • 3:17 AM/0.84m
        • 4:35 PM/0.83m
  • Thu 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      086-8
      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°
      11.23.413.3SW218
      10.93.313.1SW218
      10.63.212.8SW218
      10.33.112.6SW219
      10.13.112.4SW220
      10.03.112.3SW220
      9.93.012.0SW219
      9.52.910.6SSW212

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2344SSE155Strong Wind
      2342SSE152Strong Wind
      2343SSE152Strong Wind
      2344SSE154Strong Wind
      2445SSE161Strong Wind
      2547SSE162Strong Wind
      2546SSE158Strong Wind
      2343SSE155Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:26 AM/1.33m
      • Low
        • 5:11 AM/0.88m
        • 6:09 PM/0.79m
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