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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
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Table Bay
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TableView
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Blouberg
Weather Alexander Bay
  • Sea Temp: 10.9 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:04 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:57 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sat 21

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
  • Sun 22

      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Mon 23

      • 14  
      • 14  
      • 14  
      • 13  
      • 13  
  • Tue 24

      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Wed 25

      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Thu 26

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 10  
  • Fri 27

      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 20  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 17  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sat 21

      • 20  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 20  
      14
      • 22  
      17
      • 24  
      20
  • Sun 22

      • 22  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Mon 23

      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Tue 24

      • 18  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Wed 25

      • 3  
      08
      • 4  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 7  
      20
  • Thu 26

      • 16  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 25  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Fri 27

      • 26  
      08
      • 24  
      11
      • 28  
      14
      • 29  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sat 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      085-7
      115-7
      144-6
      175-7
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.73.012.9SW222
      9.42.913.1SW221
      9.22.813.2SW220
      9.32.813.2SW219
      9.73.013.0SW220
      10.13.112.8SW219

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038SE145Fresh Wind
      1833SSE151Fresh Wind
      2037S170Fresh Wind
      2241SSE166Strong Wind
      2444SSE155Strong Wind
      2546SSE156Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:57 AM/1.72m
        • 4:06 PM/1.77m
      • Low
        • 9:55 AM/0.40m
        • 10:15 PM/0.35m
  • Sun 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      086-8
      116-8
      146-8
      178-10
      208-10
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.63.212.7SW218
      10.83.312.6SW218
      10.83.312.5SW218
      10.73.312.4SW217
      10.83.314.2SSW211
      11.03.415.4SSW208
      10.93.315.1SSW210
      10.93.314.6SSW211

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2547SSE160Strong Wind
      2445SSE161Strong Wind
      2241SSE157Strong Wind
      2038SSE161Fresh Wind
      2139S171Strong Wind
      2038S171Fresh Wind
      1427S178Mod. Wind
      1120S190Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:27 AM/1.68m
        • 4:35 PM/1.70m
      • Low
        • 10:23 AM/0.45m
        • 10:43 PM/0.40m
  • Mon 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      0210-12
      0510-15
      0810-15
      1110-15
      1410-15
      1710-12
      2010-12
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.63.521.9SW220
      12.73.920.6SW220
      13.64.219.5SW220
      13.94.218.6SW221
      13.84.217.7SW222
      13.44.117.2SW224
      12.93.916.5SW225
      12.33.816.2SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      918S180Mod. Wind
      816S177Mod. Wind
      1019S173Mod. Wind
      1121SSE165Mod. Wind
      1426SSE165Mod. Wind
      1629S169Fresh Wind
      1733SSE164Fresh Wind
      1732SSE159Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:57 AM/1.62m
        • 5:05 PM/1.62m
      • Low
        • 10:53 AM/0.52m
        • 11:12 PM/0.48m
  • Tue 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      028-10
      056-8
      086-8
      116-8
      146-8
      175-7
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.83.615.8SW226
      11.43.515.3SW228
      10.93.315.2SW231
      10.63.215.1SW232
      10.33.114.7SW229
      10.13.114.5SW229
      9.93.014.3SW229
      9.62.914.2SW230

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1833SSE159Fresh Wind
      1834SSE151Fresh Wind
      1834SSE153Fresh Wind
      1935SSE163Fresh Wind
      1732S177Fresh Wind
      1833S180Fresh Wind
      1223SSE167Mod. Wind
      1019SSE168Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:30 AM/1.55m
        • 5:36 PM/1.52m
      • Low
        • 11:25 AM/0.60m
        • 11:44 PM/0.56m
  • Wed 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      054-6
      084-5
      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°
      9.32.813.9SW228
      9.12.813.6SW229
      8.72.713.5SW229
      8.42.513.3SW230
      8.02.413.1SW229
      7.72.312.8SW229
      7.52.312.7SW229
      7.52.312.5SW229

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      612SSE167Light Wind
      611S178Light Wind
      37SSE146Calm
      47S191Light Wind
      713SSW211Mod. Wind
      815SSW208Mod. Wind
      713SSW198Mod. Wind
      713S188Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:05 AM/1.46m
        • 6:11 PM/1.42m
      • Low
        • 12:01 PM/0.70m
  • Thu 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      053-4
      083-4
      113-4
      143-5
      174-5
      204-5
      234-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.62.312.4SW229
      7.62.312.1SW226
      7.72.411.9SW227
      8.02.411.8SW228
      8.42.511.7SW228
      9.12.811.6SW228
      9.83.09.3SSW210
      10.33.18.3SSW195

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917S177Mod. Wind
      1426SSE158Mod. Wind
      1629SSE152Fresh Wind
      1834SSE155Fresh Wind
      2140SSE159Strong Wind
      2546SSE161Strong Wind
      2548SSE159Strong Wind
      2649SSE153Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:49 AM/1.38m
      • Low
        • 12:22 AM/0.66m
        • 12:49 PM/0.80m
  • Fri 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-6
      055-7
      085-7
      115-7
      146-8
      176-8
      206-8
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.73.38.5SSW197
      11.23.48.8SSW196
      11.43.59.4SSW198
      11.33.49.9SSW201
      11.83.610.1SSW201
      12.43.810.0SSW197
      13.04.09.8SSW194
      13.54.19.8SSW192

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2750SSE149Strong Wind
      2852SE146Near Gale
      2648SE142Strong Wind
      2444SSE149Strong Wind
      2851SSE164Near Gale
      2953SSE163Near Gale
      3056SSE156Near Gale
      3157SSE150Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:50 AM/1.31m
      • Low
        • 1:15 AM/0.75m
        • 2:07 PM/0.87m

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