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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: 11.3 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:46 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:40 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sun 28

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

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

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

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

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Fri 02

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Sat 03

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 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
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sun 28

      • 17  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 20  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 20  
      20
  • Mon 29

      • 13  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Tue 30

      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 1  
      17
      • 2  
      20
  • Wed 31

      • 3  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Thu 01

      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Fri 02

      • 5  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 4  
      14
      • 6  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Sat 03

      • 8  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 4  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sun 28
    • Beach forecast

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

      Time

      hours
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.52.314.3SSW211
      7.62.313.9SSW211
      7.92.413.5SSW210
      8.32.513.3SSW209
      8.62.613.0SSW207
      8.72.612.7SSW206

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1733SE140Fresh Wind
      1834SE141Fresh Wind
      2037SSE151Fresh Wind
      2038SSE154Fresh Wind
      2037SE143Fresh Wind
      1631SE126Fresh 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
      7.92.412.1SSW207
      7.52.312.0SSW209
      7.12.211.9SSW210
      6.92.111.9SSW211
      6.82.112.7SW215
      7.02.113.3SW217

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528ESE120Fresh Wind
      1528ESE118Fresh Wind
      1325ESE111Mod. Wind
      918ESE104Mod. Wind
      611ESE121Light Wind
      714SE142Mod. Wind
      916E88Mod. Wind
      1121NE36Mod. 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
      023-5
      055-7
      085-7
      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°
      7.52.314.4SW214
      8.32.516.0SW215
      9.02.716.9SW219
      9.52.916.5SW222
      9.73.016.3SW225
      9.83.016.0SW227
      9.83.015.7SW229
      9.73.015.6SW230

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1223NNE23Mod. Wind
      1121NNE23Mod. Wind
      1120NNE30Mod. Wind
      1121NE34Mod. Wind
      714NNE26Mod. Wind
      13NW312Calm
      25SSW194Calm
      59S175Light 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
      025-7
      054-6
      084-6
      114-6
      144-5
      174-5
      204-6
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.42.915.5SW231
      9.22.815.3SW232
      8.92.715.1SW232
      8.82.714.7SW232
      8.82.714.4SW232
      8.92.714.4SW233
      9.02.714.5SW233
      8.92.714.8SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      37ENE77Calm
      714NE34Mod. Wind
      36NE42Calm
      36SE145Calm
      1121S181Mod. Wind
      1426SSE165Mod. Wind
      1222SE141Mod. Wind
      917SE144Mod. 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
      024-6
      054-6
      084-6
      114-6
      144-6
      174-6
      204-6
      234-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.82.714.6SW229
      8.82.714.4SW228
      8.82.714.3SW228
      8.82.714.2SW229
      8.82.714.3SW229
      8.82.714.5SW229
      8.82.714.9SW227
      8.82.714.7SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019SSE164Mod. Wind
      1222SSE153Mod. Wind
      1222SSE152Mod. Wind
      1223SSE149Mod. Wind
      1222SSE166Mod. Wind
      1223SSE164Mod. Wind
      1223SSE149Mod. Wind
      1019SSE147Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:52 AM/1.35m
      • Low
        • 2:56 AM/0.67m
        • 3:11 PM/0.68m
  • Fri 02
    • Beach forecast

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

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.614.4SW225
      8.32.514.1SW225
      8.02.513.8SW225
      7.72.413.6SW225
      7.42.313.4SW225
      7.22.213.3SW225
      7.02.113.2SW224
      6.82.113.0SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815SSE147Mod. Wind
      612SE138Light Wind
      59ESE117Light Wind
      510ENE62Light Wind
      47N350Light Wind
      612WNW290Light Wind
      1020W281Mod. Wind
      1120NNW328Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:17 AM/1.31m
      • Low
        • 4:19 AM/0.69m
        • 4:29 PM/0.71m
  • Sat 03
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      023-4
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      201-2
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.62.012.8SW223
      6.42.012.6SW222
      6.21.912.5SW221
      5.91.812.4SW220
      5.51.712.2SW218
      5.11.612.0SW218
      4.91.511.8SW218
      5.31.613.0SW229

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1019NW314Mod. Wind
      816NW317Mod. Wind
      815WNW300Mod. Wind
      611WNW285Light Wind
      916WSW247Mod. Wind
      48SW229Light Wind
      35NNE18Calm
      36NNW336Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:33 AM/1.33m
      • Low
        • 5:31 AM/0.65m
        • 5:37 PM/0.70m

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