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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: 13.3 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:29 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:28 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 23

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Fri 24

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
  • Sat 25

      • 5  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Sun 26

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Mon 27

      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
  • Tue 28

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 6  
  • Wed 01

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 11  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 23

      • 2  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 3  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 5  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 16  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 25  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 20  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 21  
      17
      • 20  
      20
  • Mon 27

      • 9  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Tue 28

      • 9  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Wed 01

      • 12  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 17  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      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°
      5.81.811.6SSW203
      5.51.711.3SSW205
      5.31.611.1SSW206
      5.21.612.9WSW243
      5.11.512.8WSW244
      5.01.511.4SW223
      4.91.510.2SSW208
      4.71.413.3W270

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      25WSW247Calm
      12NW312Calm
      24NW317Calm
      37W276Calm
      714WSW252Mod. Wind
      815WSW241Mod. Wind
      35W280Calm
      59WNW302Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:36 AM/1.49m
        • 1:44 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 7:39 AM/0.67m
        • 7:56 PM/0.54m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      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°
      4.61.414.7WNW289
      4.41.316.6WNW302
      4.21.313.2W269
      4.11.213.1W269
      4.01.214.1WNW290
      4.11.215.6WNW302
      4.11.215.5WNW300
      4.21.315.4WNW297

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      49W275Light Wind
      48W262Light Wind
      59SW220Light Wind
      612SSW204Light Wind
      1018SSW204Mod. Wind
      917S189Mod. Wind
      917SSE161Mod. Wind
      1020SSE157Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:11 AM/1.61m
        • 2:21 PM/1.65m
      • Low
        • 8:16 AM/0.55m
        • 8:31 PM/0.44m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      143-4
      173-5
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.31.315.4WNW292
      4.61.415.2W280
      5.21.614.9W261
      5.91.814.8WSW248
      6.92.114.5WSW237
      8.32.514.3SW232
      9.42.914.0SW227
      10.13.113.7SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222SSE155Mod. Wind
      1325SSE157Mod. Wind
      1630SSE156Fresh Wind
      1733SSE159Fresh Wind
      2139SSE167Strong Wind
      2547SSE163Strong Wind
      2548SSE159Strong Wind
      2547SSE156Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:44 AM/1.72m
        • 2:56 PM/1.74m
      • Low
        • 8:51 AM/0.44m
        • 9:04 PM/0.35m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      055-7
      085-7
      114-6
      144-6
      174-6
      204-6
      234-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.43.213.4SW226
      10.33.113.2SW226
      9.83.012.9SW224
      9.42.912.8SW225
      9.22.812.8SW227
      9.32.812.7SW226
      9.32.812.6SW226
      9.12.812.4SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2445SSE154Strong Wind
      2242SSE154Strong Wind
      2038SSE152Fresh Wind
      1733SSE157Fresh Wind
      1935SSE167Fresh Wind
      2139SSE165Strong Wind
      2037SSE160Fresh Wind
      1833SSE159Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:17 AM/1.82m
        • 3:31 PM/1.81m
      • Low
        • 9:25 AM/0.36m
        • 9:38 PM/0.30m
  • Mon 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      024-5
      053-5
      083-4
      113-4
      143-4
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.72.612.0SW223
      8.32.511.8SW222
      7.82.411.0SW214
      7.42.310.4SSW204
      7.12.110.2SSW200
      6.72.010.1SSW200
      6.41.99.7SSW193
      6.01.89.5SSW193

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528SSE162Fresh Wind
      1121SSE157Mod. Wind
      917SSE150Mod. Wind
      714SSE168Mod. Wind
      1120SSW199Mod. Wind
      1324S186Mod. Wind
      1223SSE163Mod. Wind
      1019SSE157Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:50 AM/1.89m
        • 4:06 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:00 AM/0.30m
        • 10:12 PM/0.27m
  • Tue 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      141-2
      171-2
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.71.79.5SSW197
      5.51.712.0SW221
      5.31.613.3SW232
      5.21.612.8SW228
      5.31.612.5SW231
      5.41.712.1SW234
      5.51.712.4SW233
      5.51.715.1SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917S174Mod. Wind
      1019S170Mod. Wind
      918SSE162Mod. Wind
      1120S179Mod. Wind
      1426S186Mod. Wind
      1325S180Mod. Wind
      816SSE166Mod. Wind
      714S182Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:25 AM/1.93m
        • 4:43 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:36 AM/0.28m
        • 10:47 PM/0.28m
  • Wed 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      173-4
      203-4
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.61.714.4SW227
      5.61.714.2SW226
      5.71.813.9SW229
      6.01.813.5SW228
      6.41.913.3SW227
      6.62.013.1SW227
      6.82.112.8SW228
      6.72.012.7SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019S172Mod. Wind
      1120SSE157Mod. Wind
      1223SSE153Mod. Wind
      1629SSE161Fresh Wind
      1732SSE166Fresh Wind
      1733SSE164Fresh Wind
      1731SSE158Fresh Wind
      1325SSE160Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:02 AM/1.92m
        • 5:21 PM/1.80m
      • Low
        • 11:14 AM/0.30m
        • 11:25 PM/0.33m

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