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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: 10.7 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:03 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:59 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sun 20

      •    
      •    
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Mon 21

      • 5  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Tue 22

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Wed 23

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Thu 24

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 3  
      • 3  
      • 3  
  • Fri 25

      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Sat 26

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 7  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sun 20

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 12  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Mon 21

      • 17  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 23  
      14
      • 25  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Tue 22

      • 11  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Wed 23

      • 5  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Thu 24

      • 3  
      08
      • 1  
      11
      • 4  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Fri 25

      • 15  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 6  
      17
      • 4  
      20
  • Sat 26

      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sun 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.21.613.0SW236
      5.11.612.6SW236
      5.11.612.5SW235
      4.91.512.4SW235

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222S180Mod. Wind
      1427S181Mod. Wind
      1325S173Mod. Wind
      1120SSE151Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:00 AM/1.42m
      • Low
        • 12:35 AM/0.60m
        • 1:03 PM/0.73m
  • Mon 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      081-2
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      203-4
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.61.412.3SW234
      4.51.411.9SW232
      4.91.511.7SW232
      5.91.811.7SW231
      7.12.27.0SSW198
      8.12.56.7S187
      8.72.67.1S188
      8.82.77.2S182

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019SSE155Mod. Wind
      1222SSE158Mod. Wind
      1731SSE147Fresh Wind
      2038SSE153Fresh Wind
      2344SSE160Strong Wind
      2546SSE162Strong Wind
      2547SSE157Strong Wind
      2343SSE155Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:17 AM/1.36m
      • Low
        • 1:46 AM/0.70m
        • 2:43 PM/0.79m
  • Tue 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-4
      083-5
      113-5
      143-4
      173-4
      203-4
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.82.77.4S184
      8.62.68.8SSW198
      8.32.511.1SSW209
      8.02.410.9SSW207
      7.72.310.6SSW207
      7.42.310.3SSW207
      7.12.210.2SSW208
      6.82.110.0SSW205

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2241SSE157Strong Wind
      1630SSE161Fresh Wind
      1121S171Mod. Wind
      815S180Mod. Wind
      1019SSW203Mod. Wind
      1121SSW195Mod. Wind
      916S182Mod. Wind
      713S171Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:59 AM/1.38m
      • Low
        • 3:31 AM/0.74m
        • 4:38 PM/0.73m
  • Wed 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.62.09.8SSW204
      6.31.99.7SSW204
      6.01.89.7SSW205
      5.61.79.6SSW205
      5.41.69.6SSW206
      5.21.69.5SSW206
      5.01.59.4SSW205
      4.71.49.3SSW204

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510SSE156Light Wind
      510SE138Light Wind
      510ESE109Light Wind
      37SE131Calm
      1120S187Mod. Wind
      1223S177Mod. Wind
      1019SSE160Mod. Wind
      714SE146Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:26 AM/1.49m
      • Low
        • 5:07 AM/0.67m
        • 5:57 PM/0.59m
  • Thu 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      081-2
      110-1
      140-1
      170-1
      200-1
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.41.39.2SSW202
      4.11.29.1SSW203
      3.81.29.1SSW204
      3.61.19.0SSW206
      3.31.09.0SSW209
      3.21.09.1SSW213
      3.41.09.1SW218
      3.91.29.2SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      47SE143Light Wind
      12ESE112Calm
      36NNE33Calm
      13WNW295Calm
      48W267Light Wind
      814W273Mod. Wind
      917NW316Mod. Wind
      1324NNW334Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:03 AM/1.47m
        • 12:28 PM/1.65m
      • Low
        • 6:14 AM/0.55m
        • 6:52 PM/0.43m
  • Fri 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      052-3
      083-4
      113-5
      144-5
      174-5
      204-5
      233-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.71.49.4SW214
      5.61.710.2SSW211
      6.72.013.7SSW203
      7.52.313.4SSW204
      8.12.513.2SSW205
      8.22.513.0SSW207
      8.12.512.8SSW208
      7.92.412.7SSW209

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1527NNW328Fresh Wind
      1630NW324Fresh Wind
      1529NNW329Fresh Wind
      1324NW323Mod. Wind
      1019WNW295Mod. Wind
      612WSW254Light Wind
      48SSE169Light Wind
      12SE128Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:59 AM/1.61m
        • 1:17 PM/1.79m
      • Low
        • 7:06 AM/0.43m
        • 7:39 PM/0.29m
  • Sat 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      053-5
      083-4
      113-4
      143-4
      173-4
      203-4
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.82.412.6SSW210
      7.62.312.5SSW210
      7.42.212.3SSW211
      7.22.212.1SSW212
      7.12.111.9SSW212
      6.92.111.8SSW213
      6.62.011.7SSW213
      6.31.911.6SW214

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      13S188Calm
      510S169Light Wind
      714SSE164Mod. Wind
      714SSE160Mod. Wind
      1019S178Mod. Wind
      1121S175Mod. Wind
      917SSE169Mod. Wind
      612S170Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:46 AM/1.73m
        • 2:01 PM/1.91m
      • Low
        • 7:51 AM/0.32m
        • 8:21 PM/0.19m
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