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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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Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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: 11.7 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:47 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:39 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Fri 26

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      •    
      •    
      • 7  
  • Sat 27

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sun 28

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Mon 29

      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Tue 30

      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Wed 31

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Thu 01

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 12  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 17  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 17  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 14  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Fri 26

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 7  
      20
  • Sat 27

      • 11  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Sun 28

      • 20  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Mon 29

      • 12  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Tue 30

      • 10  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 4  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Wed 31

      • 5  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Thu 01

      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 12  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Fri 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      203-4
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.72.012.4SSW200
      6.52.012.2SSW201

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      714S183Mod. Wind
      714SSE165Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:23 AM/1.94m
        • 3:54 PM/1.86m
      • Low
        • 9:41 AM/0.15m
        • 9:59 PM/0.28m
  • Sat 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.31.912.0SSW201
      6.21.911.8SSW203
      6.01.811.7SSW205
      5.91.811.5SSW206
      6.01.811.3SSW205
      6.21.911.1SSW206
      6.41.911.0SSW208
      6.62.013.5SSW211

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      916SSE154Mod. Wind
      1019SSE149Mod. Wind
      1120SE139Mod. Wind
      1325SSE146Mod. Wind
      1529SSE156Fresh Wind
      1733SSE160Fresh Wind
      1732SSE155Fresh Wind
      1834SSE150Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:08 AM/1.90m
        • 4:40 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:25 AM/0.19m
        • 10:46 PM/0.33m
  • Sun 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-5
      054-5
      084-5
      114-5
      144-5
      174-6
      204-6
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.02.115.4SSW212
      7.42.314.8SSW211
      7.82.414.3SSW211
      8.02.513.9SSW211
      8.12.513.5SSW211
      8.42.513.3SSW210
      8.82.713.0SSW207
      8.82.712.7SSW206

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1834SE146Fresh Wind
      1936SE145Fresh Wind
      2037SE143Fresh Wind
      2037SE143Fresh Wind
      1936SSE151Fresh Wind
      2038SSE155Fresh Wind
      2140SSE146Strong Wind
      1732SE134Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:55 AM/1.82m
        • 5:27 PM/1.78m
      • Low
        • 11:11 AM/0.26m
        • 11:37 PM/0.41m
  • Mon 29
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      054-5
      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°
      8.52.612.6SSW206
      8.22.512.4SSW207
      7.82.412.2SSW207
      7.42.312.0SSW209
      7.12.211.9SSW210
      6.92.111.9SSW211
      6.82.112.7SW215
      7.12.213.6SW216

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1426ESE119Mod. Wind
      1325ESE114Mod. Wind
      1222E96Mod. Wind
      816E89Mod. Wind
      611ESE116Light Wind
      714SE138Mod. Wind
      917E89Mod. Wind
      1121NE35Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:44 AM/1.71m
        • 6:18 PM/1.69m
      • Low
        • 12:00 PM/0.37m
  • Tue 30
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-5
      055-7
      086-8
      116-8
      146-8
      176-8
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.72.315.1SSW214
      8.52.615.2SW216
      9.22.816.8SW220
      9.62.916.7SW223
      9.83.016.4SW226
      9.83.016.2SW229
      9.62.915.7SW229
      9.42.915.4SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1120NNE22Mod. Wind
      917NNE23Mod. Wind
      1019NNE32Mod. Wind
      917NNE34Mod. Wind
      47N9Light Wind
      1121SSW208Mod. Wind
      1120SE145Mod. Wind
      510SE142Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:37 AM/1.57m
      • Low
        • 12:33 AM/0.51m
        • 12:53 PM/0.49m
  • Wed 31
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      054-6
      084-5
      114-5
      144-6
      176-8
      206-8
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.12.815.3SW233
      8.82.715.1SW234
      8.72.714.8SW233
      8.92.714.5SW234
      9.42.914.5SW234
      9.93.017.7SW221
      10.13.116.8SW222
      10.03.116.0SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      23ESE111Calm
      11E87Calm
      511SSE147Light Wind
      713SSE151Mod. Wind
      1018S179Mod. Wind
      1121SSE165Mod. Wind
      917SE134Mod. Wind
      510SSE150Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:38 AM/1.44m
      • Low
        • 1:38 AM/0.61m
        • 1:56 PM/0.60m
  • Thu 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      055-7
      085-7
      115-7
      144-6
      174-6
      204-5
      234-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.93.015.5SW225
      9.73.015.3SW226
      9.52.915.1SW226
      9.22.814.7SW227
      9.02.714.5SW227
      8.72.714.4SW228
      8.52.614.5SW228
      8.32.514.5SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      714SSE160Mod. Wind
      816SSE151Mod. Wind
      917SSE149Mod. Wind
      917SSE151Mod. Wind
      1120SSE168Mod. Wind
      1223SSE160Mod. Wind
      1019SE145Mod. Wind
      917SE146Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:52 AM/1.35m
      • Low
        • 2:56 AM/0.67m
        • 3:11 PM/0.68m

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